Healthcare workers head to Olympia, await passage of safe staffing standards bill

Published by KXLY on 1/5/23 (Source)

"We know that there’s thousands of nurses and other healthcare workers in Washington who have cut back hours, turned to travel nursing, left the professionals altogether, or retired early to deal with extreme stress. Our only hope recruiting and retaining healthcare workers is to make working conditions in hospitals manageable,” said David Keepnews, executive director for the Washington State Nurses Association."