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Addressing meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime for certain health care employees (Riccelli, Gregerson, McBride)

Addresses meals and rest periods for licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, surgical technologists, diagnostic radiologic technologists, cardiovascular invasive specialists, respiratory care practitioners, and certified nursing assistants. Prohibits an employer from: (1) Using prescheduled on-call time to fill chronic or foreseeable staff shortages; and (2) Scheduling nonemergency procedures that would require overtime.

Hearing Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1715&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)