COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 spoke to the CEO and employees at HealthSouth Rusk Rehabilitation Center in Columbia and are told there are no strike plans. KOMU 8 news received a tip on October 3rd stating "85 percent of employees are going on strike" because of work hours and policy issues.
Rusk CEO Bruce Eady who said that a strike was not on the horizon for several reasons. He says employees do not belong to a union to organize a strike. He also said many employees told him they are happy with their job
KOMU 8 spoke with employees and patients on their way into the building Thursday. Most had not heard strike rumors.