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Mayo Nurses March For Contract Negotiators

Created: 05/20/2014 9:12 AM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 News) - Dozens of nurses marched outside of Austin's Mayo Clinic Health Systems Monday afternoon.

The walk was a shot of support for contract negotiators currently in talks with Mayo officials. Those negotiations have been ongoing through 11 sessions. Right now, union nurses are working without a contract.

"Our contract is up...they are currently negotiating for a new one", said Nick Nelson. "It expired in April so we're negotiating right now for a new contract, said Sheila Knode.

More than 40 nurses and their families participated in Monday's walk. They told us they're optimistic the negotiations will be over soon.