Frontline nurses, workers at Butler Hospital to protest low staffing levels

Frontline nurses and workers at Care New England's Butler Hospital are seen picketing, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Frontline nurses and workers at Care New England’s Butler Hospital plan to protest low staffing levels on Thursday.

A nurse’s union spokesperson told ABC 6 News that staffing levels at the hospital are dangerously low.

The workers are also asking for higher wages and free or reduced-cost training program to get new people in the door.

The picket will take place at 2:30 p.m. outside the facility.

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