as a weekly practice I listen to npr and do a little sketch on one of the stories. take a look, you can click on the illustration to make it bigger!
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
nurses fight for more money and help.
Nurses at several area hospitals have been working without contracts since December and labor negotiations have been slow. The nurses don’t just want more money, they want hospitals to hire more nurses to reduce the workload. Hospitals say that staff levels are adequate and that even if they wanted to hire more nurses, they don’t have the money and there are not enough available nurses for hire.
- excerpt from WNYC