Hospitals and unions both seek solutions to staffing crisis


As an ICU nurse in Eastern Washington, Julia Barcott has seen a lot of her colleagues leave. We are simply worn down,’ she said. Too many of us have started to wonder why we are in this profession.’” 

“ The stress of the pandemic broke an already stressed system,’ said David Keepnews, execu­tive director of the Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion, which is among the labor groups devel­oping legis­la­tion to address the staffing crisis.”


KIRO 7: Hospitals and unions both seek solutions to staffing crisis (12/13/21)