A Washington State Senator Said Some Nurses Spent Too Much Time Playing Cards. Then Nurses Replied.


For years, nurses in Washington state have lobbied for uninter­rupted breaks during work shifts and protec­tions for overtime. But as state lawmakers debated a bill that would do just that, one Repub­lican state senator asserted that some nurses could spend their time more productively.


MOTHER JONES: A Washington State Senator Said Some Nurses Spent Too Much Time Playing Cards. Then Nurses Replied. (4/20/19)