CHICAGO, IL (CBS/WBBM) -- The NATO Summit does not begin until Sunday, but nurses from Chicago, across the country and world are protesting Friday for a change in the nation's economic policy.
The protest is organized by nurses represented by National Nurses United, who want NATO to pay more attention to health care needs around the world.
The nurses marched from the Sheraton Hotel, 301 E. North Water St., to Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St., where they were arriving as of 11 a.m. The rally was set to start at noon.
Some 1,000 nurses, along with some Occupy Chicago protesters, are marching in solidarity, clad in red scrubs and green Robin Hood hats. They are calling for what is known as a Robin Hood tax on Wall Street, which they say could help heal the economy.
The tax would involve taking money from Wall Street banks and returning it to the public.