Fighting Back Against Attack on Ratios
December 16, 2020. Nurses are fighting back against the California Hospital Association (CHA) and its members, who have long opposed the state’s ratios law. CHA and the hospital corporations are exploiting the Covid-19 pandemic to undermine California’s landmark safe staffing standards -- which require minimum RN staffing levels for various hospital units. The state on Dec. 11 announced it will allow hospitals to submit “expedited waivers” that will let them dramatically increase nurses’ workloads. NO TO STAFFING WAIVERS!
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