Shore Memorial nurses charge management with violating NJ’s OT law

Mark Genovese, New York Nurse, January/February 2012 New Jersey state law is crystal clear: On-call time shall not be construed to permit an employer to use on-call time as a substitute for mandatory overtime. Yet, management of Shore Memorial Hospital is routinely violating this provision by using on-call nurses to regularly staff its obstetrics unit. So RNs at this Somers Point facility are fighting back – using the law’s procedure for filing complaints. ... Shore