Washington Hospital Center fires 16 for snowstorm absences - page 21

When I read the article, I couldn't help but wonder if it had anything to do with age and the hospital trying to cut costs.... Read More

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    I live in one of the snowiest places in the country. There are only really two times that I can remember where everything was completely shut down and the roads were impassable. Both these times were times where several feet of snow fell in just a few hours. I can remember driving to work when the snow fall was 5 inches an hour. Pretty much everyone makes it in to work during these times. We certainly don't begrudge any nurse who takes their time in these conditions and we are more than willing to stay until they make it in. In the event that we cannot leave, the hospital always provides a bed, shower, and clean pair of scrubs. That is just the way of life in my neck of the woods.
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