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New law will end mandatory overtime for nurses

Philadelphia Inquirer, December 19, 2009

Under a new law, effective July 1, healthcare facilities will be prohibited from forcing nurses and other healthcare workers to work beyond their scheduled shifts. Nurses and other medical professionals have been lobbying for such legislation for years. The new law is aimed at improving patient safety.