(Reuters) – Pharmacy staff at some U.S. Walgreens shops, together with pharmacists, technicians and help employees, are planning a walkout between Oct. 9 and 11, CNN reported on Friday, citing an organizer.
Some staff plan to stroll out for simply someday, whereas others anticipate to shut their pharmacies for all three days, the report added.
In line with the report, the walkout is in response to what pharmacy staff name burdensome prescription and vaccination expectations levied on pharmacists.
Walgreens didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.
It follows a 72-hour strike by nurses, medical technicians and help employees at tons of of Kaiser hospitals and clinics this week, the most important ever to hit the U.S. healthcare sector.
The strike by 75,000 healthcare staff in opposition to Kaiser Permanente drew to an in depth on Friday as the 2 sides agreed to renew stalled contract talks, though union officers warned of doable additional walkouts to return.
(Reporting by Dimpal Gulwani in Bengaluru; Modifying by Sandra Maler and Rosalba O’Brien)