Oh yes, been there done that... it went away. Then been there done that... it went away.
If your management is like mine it has Zero follow through, and an inability to address concerns with problem employees, so it writes "cover all" policies to be ALL ENCOMPASSING so that any problematic individual does not need to be individually addressed.
After round three or four, with phantom memo's being posted, we asked for a staff meeting, and had an open forum. If the secretary has completed all charts, there are no admits, and she'll be fired for nodding off, why not allow her to play a radio quietly?
The elimination of the internet has eliminated all available immediate nursing reference to patient disease process, medical diagnosis as well as new meds that are ordered.
It's fine that we can't eat or drink at the nurses station, but YOU WILL now pay for all the 30 minute lunches as well as the 15 min. breaks that we are unable to take, as that is the federal law. We will begin submitting this on our time varriance sheets for payroll.
THE MEMO'S STOPPED
either group together and call their bluff, or ride it out and the next new managerial wave will keep their attention for oohhh.... 5 minutes