In a powerful guest column published in today’s Ventura County Star, SEIU 121RN President Dr. Nina Wells reveals how our hospitals have used the pandemic as an excuse to further cut corners on staffing, hurting Nurses and their patients. Dr. Wells also highlights one way we’re fighting back, by working with lawmakers to pass AB1422—a measure that will create sunlight on hospitals’ attempts to skirt the law by obtaining staffing waivers. Read COVID-19 lessons show need for hospital staffing reform to protect patients in the VC Star.