New Oregon law establishes safe staffing ratios
The new law makes Oregon the second state in the nation to adopt mandatory nurse staffing ratios and the first state to put ratios into statute.
October 20, 2023
Responses to commonly asked questions on the 2023 staffing law
WSNA will educate our members and staff on the new staffing law. We will also be working with our coalition partners to provide joint education through the Washington Safe+Healthy coalition.
September 21, 2023
WSNA names members to state staffing advisory committee
The advisory committee on hospital staffing will start by advising DOH on its development of the uniform hospital staffing plan form.
August 10, 2023
Open positions on new DOH / L&I Hospital Staffing Advisory Committee
Washington State creates a Hospital Staffing Advisory Committee to advise on new staffing law, including diverse representation and public engagement.
July 10, 2023
Safe nurse staffing bill officially signed into law
Gov. Inslee signed a safe staffing bill that will improve working conditions for nurses and healthcare workers throughout the state.
April 21, 2023