Union officials say more than 2,700 United Steel Workers are beginning the second week of their strike against Appalachian Regional Healthcare.
Negotiations broke off last Thursday after ARH officials say they presented their latest contract proposal.
As of now, no future negotiation dates have been set.
Both sides say they are waiting for a federal mediator to set those times.
Union officials say they're also waiting on information from ARH officials regarding their proposed health care plan.