Massachusetts Nurses Association Applauds Passage of Ban on Mandatory Overtime

New Measure Prohibits Hospitals from Forcing Nurses to Work Excessive Hours, a Dangerous Practice Being Used As an Alternative to Providing Safe Staffing Levels. Numerous Studies Have Linked Forced Overtime to a Rise in Costly Medical Errors, Patient Complications and Patient Deaths as Exhausted Nurses Provide Substandard Care. Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, July 31, 2012 Boston - The Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United applauds the Massachusetts Legislature for its efforts to improve patient care conditions in Massachusetts hospitals by approving a ban ... Massachusetts