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Time for meaningful action on the CNA crisis

Staffing in nursing homes is a chronic problem that has been greatly exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and is expected to get worse. Staff shortages, high turnover and the necessity to often work two jobs to make ends meet pose severe and immediate risks to nursing home residents, as well as to staff. The immediate,…

Court: CNAs’ overtime case may continue

A lawsuit alleging a New Jersey skilled nursing facility underpaid its certified nursing assistants for overtime and meal breaks may continue, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in May.

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