Tacoma front-line hospital workers shouldn’t have to fight for fair pay during COVID

Published by TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE on 11/13/20 (Source)

In military jargon, soldiers who deploy first into a war zone are said to be at “the tip of the spear.”

In Washington’s war against COVID-19, nurses and other front-line hospital workers are at the tip of a spear, as well — different, but no less menacing.

The least that healthcare and public policy leaders can do is ensure these professionals are fully and fairly paid for their courageous work in the trenches.