Unionized Nurses Protest Against Proposed Health And Retirement Coverage Cuts

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 21: Healthcare workers walkout as part of a statewide strike to protest citing proposed budget and benefit cuts and degraded patient care at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center on September 21, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. According to reports as many as 23,000 nurses will walk out of their jobs during the protest against Kaiser Permanente facilities across the California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)