TITLE

From the Publisher: Ready for your CLOSE-UP?

AUTHOR(S)
Burger, Deborah
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Revolution: The Journal for RNs & Patient Advocacy;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the fringe benefits for nurses. Californian Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed dismantling the multi-billion-dollar state pension system and converting it to a 401(k)-type savings plan for state workers and dvimping raises for teachers in favor of politicized merit pay. While labeling these mostly female professionals as "special interests," the governor raised $26.6 million from corporate interests last year and says he intends to raise $50 million this year. RNs despite a global shortfall in trained nurses. More than half the RNs in a survey said they would leave the profession or cut back their hours if ratios were abolished.
ACCESSION #
16483777

 

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