CHA News Article

NLRB Finds Hospital Flu Policy Permissible

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a ruling in favor of Virginia Mason Hospital in a longstanding dispute over implementation of its flu-prevention policy, which requires nurses to wear a surgical mask in all areas of the hospital except restrooms, breaks rooms and the cafeteria if they decline a flu vaccination or anti-viral medication.

More information is available for CHA members at www.calhospital.org/cha-news-article/nlrb-finds-hospital-flu-policy-permissible.

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