Due to a short stint in travel nursing, I am now on the email list of several travel nursing companies. I just received an email from one company, talking about how they're gearing up to send 300+ nurses out to Maine, in anticipation of a strike.
They're only guaranteeing 36 hours total, and they anticipate the strike may end by that time. And they're offering $46/hour for a week of work.
I don't know, if I'm going to uproot my life, fly across country, cross a picket line of angry nurses, and only have one week of guaranteed work, I darn well better be paid more than $46/hour!
What say you?
Would you, could you, be a scab? For $46/hour?
Oct 19, '10
by klone, MSN, RN
Is it a pejorative? It was just always the term I've heard used, as someone who fills in for a striking worker. No insult intended or meant.
Would you prefer "eschar"? <--- that was a joke.
Seriously, though, I did not mean insult. I honestly didn't know 'scab' was considered an insulting term.
Last edit by klone on Oct 19, '10