UE Local 170 members picketed outside the fence at Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital in Huntington on Monday, protesting work conditions and shorthanded staffing.

Speaking anonymously for fear of retaliation, our Chapter 3 members said they have tried to bring their concerns to Bateman administration, but to no avail. “We just want what’s right for our patients,” one employee said.

The mayor of Huntington and three state delegates from Cabell County visited the group. Read the full story from the Huntington newspaper here.