Aug 182009
 August 18, 2009  Posted by  Court, U.S., Workplace

The Washington State Nurses Association sued King County to prevent inmates from getting personal information about nurses working in jails and prisons. The move came after two murderers filed public information requests seeking names, job titles and duties of all medical employees working for Jail Health Services.


According to the complaint [pdf], the Washington Court of Appeals has found that the safety concerns of jail nurses were “legitimate.” The Nurses Association also claims that disclosing employees’ full names violates the Public Employees Collective Bargaining Act.

Read more in Courthouse News.

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