BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A potential health crisis is looming in western New York Wednesday. Workers at the largest health care provider could go on strike next week.
Next Monday, more than 7,000 Kaleida employees will have the opportunity to vote to authorize a work stoppage at the company's facilities. Kaleida Health and three unions that manage its workforce have been unsuccessful to agree on contract negotiations.
Back in March, the two parties agreed to extend the May 31st contract expiration until June 21st, because the parties were unable to meet the deadline. However, the differences on major staffing and economic issues have created a definite divide in the organization.
Employees will have two days to vote on the work stoppage next week. Once it's done and approved the union bargaining committee can issue a 10-day advance strike notice. All parties are scheduled to go back to the bargaining table next Wednesday.
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