Speech Rights of Health Workers Bolstered by Appeals Court Ruling

Published by COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE on 5/27/21 (Source)

Due to their struggles to cope with the pandemic, “health care institutions are getting more aggressive about trying to gag their employees from speaking to the news media,” said LoMonte.

Ruth Schubert, a spokeswoman for the Washington State Nurses Association, said “hospitals are muzzling nurses and other health-care workers in an attempt to preserve their image.”