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


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.


TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE: Tacoma front-line hospital workers shouldn’t have to fight for fair pay during COVID (11/13/20)