Supreme Court Backs Brocton RNs

Schildmeier, David
January 2003
Revolution: The Journal for RNs & Patient Advocacy;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p5
Reports on U.S. Supreme Court's rule that Brockton Hospital has violated federal labor law by barring the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) from distributing leaflets to its members in the hospital lobby and other public areas. Aims of the nurses' leafleting campaign; Hazards of unsafe staffing and mandatory overtime; Reaction of MNA to the ruling.


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