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Nurses at Alta Bates Summit campuses plan strike starting Christmas Eve

Registered nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center campuses in Berkeley and Oakland gave notice Tuesday that they plan to strike starting on Christmas Eve.

Nurses plan to strike starting at 7 a.m. that day and continue walking the picket lines until the morning of Jan. 2. The walkouts will occur at 2450 Ashby Ave. and 2001 Dwight Way in Berkeley and 350 Hawthorne Ave. in Oakland.

Nurses have been negotiating with their employer Sutter Health since June of last year.