I am in a union, licensed nurse for State of CA. I have been told that there could be a strike at my facility due to budget demands and if so, the strike will be considered a "Blue Flu" for 24 hours. Being that it is a 24 hour facility, if I am scheduled to work the graveyard shift (10:45pm-6:45am) and no one shows up for the 6:45-2:45, I will b mandated. After my second shift, no one else shows up, can I be mandated a third time with-in 24 hours? Given that it is a sick-out, there will be no one to cover at all. Am I obligated by my license to stay in order to avoid "patient abandonment" charges and possibly lose my license? I know the union contract does not allow more than 16 hours consecutively, but what laws might it jeopardize?