• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Nurses to protest safety issues at L.A. Kaiser

July 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Hundreds of nurses are planning to picket outside of the Kaiser Permanente building in Los Angeles on Tuesday.The nurses said they want to bring attention to safety issues at the hospital.

Some nurses in hospice said they are required to remain on call for 24-hour stretches, sometimes working up to 20 hours at a time.

The nurses are currently bargaining with management.

The protest is scheduled to start at noon.