Our collective actions across UW this week and our proposals at the bargaining table sent the message loud and clear to management that they must fix staffing now. Our proposals aim to recruit new coworkers and retain our expertise to stop the hemorrhaging of staff. UW needs to follow our lead, so we can be competitive because our community relies on us to be staffed with experienced caregivers. Area hospitals are showing they are ready to do what it takes to recruit and retain, and UW must catch up if we are to continue to be a top place to receive care in our community. Let’s continue our actions to show management our commitment to fight for our patients and our families.