Back-to-recruitment legislation (editorial)

By John Hobel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/16/2001

Apparently the premiers of Nova Scotia and British Columbia haven’t been reading

Canadian HR Reporter

’s articles on the critical nursing shortage facing health systems across the country. How else can you explain their use of back-to-work legislation that has so infuriated nurses that Alberta (where nurses were big winners in contract talks this year) and Texas (big winners in nursing recruitment every year) can soon expect spikes in staffing levels?