News & Public Affairs03/05/15 Samuel Johnson
MidPoint with WMNF News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Home health care workers are rallying for living wages. In Tampa Wednesday, industry workers spoke up and announced they are looking for union representation to aid them in the fight. Home health care workers are fed up with providing life sustaining services while remaining near poverty level.
This bottom up surge for a living wage is being staged not only in Tampa but throughout the country. Although done out of a love of their job, keeping your head above the rising tide of debt is par...Be the first to comment
10/27/08 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
The United States is in the midst of a nursing shortage that is only expected to intensify as baby boomers age and the demand for health care grows. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), the shortage in the U.S. could reach as high as a half million by 2025.
Florida is especially hard hit with a current shortfall of 13,000, according to the state-funded Florida Center for Nursing. Two contributing factors have created a kind of Catch 22. On one hand, enroll...Be the first to comment