AFT members from Connecticut and New Jersey met last week with OSHA to talk about the need for a workplace violence standard following the release of a GAO report showing higher rates of workplace violence against healthcare professionals. #IWMD16More
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Our nurses at the Ohio State University Medical Center are in a tough contract fight and could use your help. I am writing a short note to the local leaders in hopes that you will all lend some help by signing on and also pushing out a Move On petition to members.
Workplace violence is not “part of the job”
by Mary Consoli
Nurses and hospital staff were pleased to learn that the U.S Government Accountability Office (GAO) has studied the impact of workplace violence on healthcare workers. The preponderance of data is substantiated; and while workplace violence in healthcare settings is recognized, it is still not regulated.
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Registered nurse, Danbury (Conn.) Hospital
Danbury Nurses' Union
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