1. the pa state nurses association scheduled to testify against mandatory overtime.

    the pa state nurses association is scheduled to testify before the pa senate on may 24th in harrisburg at the capitol.

    the pennsylvania state nurses association (pa nurses) opposes the routine use of mandatory overtime for staffing health care facilities. mandatory overtime is not accepted by the pa nurses as an appropriate method of staffing. facilities are responsible for having the appropriate numbers of nurses to care for patients in their charge.
    • the pa nurses affirms that nurses who refuse mandatory overtime are not abandoning patients.
    • the pa nurses does support instituting mandatory overtime in real emergency situations.
    mandatory overtime position statement
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