Tacoma General nurses plan weeklong boycott of extra shifts


Nurses at Tacoma General Hospital plan for a week to refuse to take extra shifts or volun­tary overtime to protest hospital work practices.

The boycott of extra shifts is sched­uled for Thursday to Nov. 17, according to a news release from the Washington State Nurses Association.

We hope turning down volun­tary overtime and extra shifts will demon­strate to manage­ment in a very concrete way that the nurses are being stretched too thin,” said regis­tered nurse Renata Bowlden, a Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion bargaining team member in Monday’s news release.

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TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE: Tacoma General nurses plan weeklong boycott of extra shifts (11/8/16)