The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the SEIU Committee of Interns and Residents, and the National Council for Occupational Health and Safety are among the organizations sponsoring a Boston rally on April 14 for a $15 an hour minimum wage. The event is sponsored by #WageAction.
Many healthcare workers receive good pay, but many do not. In a recently published book, Unequal Time, authors Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel , sociologists at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, find that healthcare may be “going the way of fast food,” with poor compensation, unstable schedules and repressive management.
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