Red Cross cancels events amid teamsters strike

OHIO (WOIO) - More than 200 blood collection workers and mobile unit assistants for the American Red Cross in Northern Ohio went on strike early Tuesday morning over concerns about donor safety and the health of Red Cross workers who screen donors, draw and safeguard blood.

After nine months of negotiations, the Red Cross and members of the teamsters Local 507 couldn't reach a deal.

The strike has forced the Red Cross to cancel some events. Click HERE for more on upcoming events.

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