“First, if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Second, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. And, third, you often don’t appreciate how good something is until it’s gone. We think all three adages apply to our current situation,” said AFL President Gil McGowan.
UNA has many unanswered questions about how this reorganization will impact members and their jobs. We will aggressively seek answers to these questions and communicate them to our members.
“Through the nature of their work, nurses are routinely exposed to traumatic events in the workplace. Nurses should not be forced to wait for – or be denied – access to workers’ compensation benefits after experiencing traumatic events while on the job.” - UNA President Heather Smith
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