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Oregon Lawmakers Seek to Stregthen Whistleblower Protections for Healthcare Workers

Posted in Healthcare
The Oregon legislature is debating a bill which would protect from retaliation any hospital employee who reports misconduct that he/she believes is a violation of law, policy, or professional standards. Under current Oregon law, nurses already enjoy these protections Senate Bill 237 would extend these protections to all hospital staff… Continue Reading

Florida nurses rally for improved staffing and whistleblower protections

Posted in Healthcare
Florida nurses rallied at their state capitol this week to call for minimum staffing ratios and whistleblower protection. The Miami Herald was there to report on the rally. The nurses cite research showing that improving nurse-to-patient ratios saves lives and costs less than alternative safety procedures that would cost more. The bill would also provide employee protection for nurses who … Continue Reading