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Washington state lawmaker sparks outrage by claiming some nurses don't deserve mandatory work breaks because they 'probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day'


A Washington state lawmaker has infuriated nurses by claiming that many of them spend a lot of time playing cards in small, rural hospitals.

State Sen. Maureen Walsh, a Republican representing College Place, Washington, made the comments this week while debating a Senate bill that would require uninterrupted meal and rest breaks for nurses.


DAILY MAIL (UK): Washington state lawmaker sparks outrage by claiming some nurses don't deserve mandatory work breaks because they 'probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day' (4/21/19)