R.I. Hospital, Hasbro Hospital strike on as Lifespan, UNAP end talks

LIFESPAN CORP. and the United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 are continuing preparations for a strike at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital today after early morning talks ordered by a federal mediator ended without an agreement. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE — Contract talks between United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 and Lifespan Corp. ordered by a federal mediator ended this morning with no resolution, with a four-day strike of 2,700 nurses and health professionals at Rhode Island and Hasbro Children's Hospitals on schedule for 3 p.m. this afternoon. UNAP spokesman Ray Sullivan said…

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