Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals

Pennsylvania Association Of Staff Nurses And Allied Professionals

The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) is a labor union in Pennsylvania that represents about 6,000 nurses and allied health professionals. About a third of PASNAP's members work for the Temple University Health System.

In January 2008, PASNAP affiliated with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee.

Read more about Pennsylvania Association Of Staff Nurses And Allied Professionals:  History, Collective Bargaining, Organizing, Legislative Activity

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Pennsylvania Association Of Staff Nurses And Allied Professionals - Legislative Activity
... overtime in 2001, and drafted a bill which was introduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly banning the practice in acute-care hospitals in 2002 ... overtime, the union has repeatedly polled Pennsylvania nurses about their hours, the acuity (level of illness) of their patients, and patient load ... independently-conducted poll of 6,000 registered nurses in the state found that 56 percent of nurses would enter the profession today due to mandatory overtime and poor nurse-to-patient staffing ratios ...

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