Health unit coordinators, from left, Ruth Hidalgo, Lori Weisinger, Nilda Warren and Tina Doyle, with close to 70 years of experience altogether, face layoffs from their jobs by Dec. 3 at St. Joseph Medical Center. Warren, a bargaining team member with SEIU 1199NW, said the hospital attributed the layoffs to the conversion to digital medical charting and cost-cutting measures. The workers say their jobs keep them busy.
Health unit coordinators, from left, Ruth Hidalgo, Lori Weisinger, Nilda Warren and Tina Doyle, with close to 70 years of experience altogether, face layoffs from their jobs by Dec. 3 at St. Joseph Medical Center. Warren, a bargaining team member with SEIU 1199NW, said the hospital attributed the layoffs to the conversion to digital medical charting and cost-cutting measures. The workers say their jobs keep them busy. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com
Health unit coordinators, from left, Ruth Hidalgo, Lori Weisinger, Nilda Warren and Tina Doyle, with close to 70 years of experience altogether, face layoffs from their jobs by Dec. 3 at St. Joseph Medical Center. Warren, a bargaining team member with SEIU 1199NW, said the hospital attributed the layoffs to the conversion to digital medical charting and cost-cutting measures. The workers say their jobs keep them busy. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com

Layoffs coming at St. Joe’s; some doctors worry about outcome

October 12, 2016 12:15 PM

UPDATED October 17, 2016 10:43 PM

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