Hospitals Ravaged by Recession Pile More Work on Staff

Source: Mischa Gaus, Labor Notes, no. 371, February 2010
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Hospital work is thought to be recession-proof. No matter what the economy, people get sick and need care. The work is there, but at a cost: hospital workers and researchers say some hospitals are churning through a round of reorganization, strapping on more work, skimping on training, and trying to stuff contract concessions through.

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