Cap on Mandatory Overtime, the Right Rx for Nursing Care

February 1, 2012

Category: Nursing News

Hospital nurses — and their patients — are benefitting from laws capping mandatory overtime, according to a new report that found laws in 16 states, including New Jersey, effective.

"In the operating room and the intensive care units, there still may be challenges, because you can’t just pull nurses from anywhere and plug them in," said Patricia Barnett, chief executive of the New Jersey State Nurses Association. Read More