Nurses no longer forced to work O.T.

Rita Brennan, a nurse at Memorial Hospital, is slated to become the hospital’s union president and is opposed to mandatory 
overtime. A new law blocking mandatory overtime for nurses has been in place for three weeks in the state. /
Rita Brennan, a nurse at Memorial Hospital, is slated to become the hospital’s union president and is opposed to mandatory overtime. A new law blocking mandatory overtime for nurses has been in place for three weeks in the state. /
A law that forbids hospitals from ordering nurses to work overtime to cover staffing shortages has been in place for three weeks, but there is still debate about what affect it will have on patient care, on the nursing profession and on the labor costs of the hospitals themselves. The union representing many of the…

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