Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
OSHA issues new rules on COVID-19 safety for health care workers
June 14, 2021
“The science tells us that health care workers, particularly those who come into regular contact with the virus, are most at risk at this point in the pandemic.”
Contact tracing in hospitals falls off as COVID-19 cases rise
December 18, 2020
Ad hoc approaches to contact tracing are likely to be short-lived.
Health care workers implore OSHA for more oversight on COVID-19 safety
October 26, 2020
“OSHA is doing a lamentably poor job protecting workers during the pandemic,” said James Brudney, JD, a professor at Fordham Law School, in New York City.
NYC hospitals require health care workers to report in person, even for phone and telehealth work
April 13, 2020
Recently, many medical associations have issued statements supporting the rights of health care workers to speak up without fear of repercussion. But social workers have been complying with the orders because they say they’re scared of retaliation.
Firings, furloughs, and pay cuts in advance of COVID-19 surge
April 1, 2020
Despite almost $200 billion earmarked for hospital systems in the recently passed federal stimulus package, many hospitals are still in dire financial straits.