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Minnesota Passes Mandatory Overtime Legislation
Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura signed into law yesterday legislation that limits the use of mandatory overtime when a registered nurse considers herself/himself too tired to perform safe patient care.
The Minnesota Mandatory Overtime Prevention Act (SF 2463/HF 2993) makes it illegal for health care employers in acute care settings to take action against a nurse for refusing to work overtime. Read more at http://www.mnnurses.org.