Eastern State Hospital, in Medical Lake, risks losing accreditation and funds

Eastern State Hospital, in Medical Lake, risks losing accreditation and funds

The Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on covering mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for children and families. The Seattle Times maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. Persistent staffing shortages at Washington’s two state psychiatric hospitals … Read more

UP govt says no women employee can be made to work at night without consent

UP govt says no women employee can be made to work at night without consent

Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Sohini GoswamiNew Delhi The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday said no women worker in the state was bound to work before 6am and after 7pm without their consent. The move is aimed at improving the safety of women at workplaces, it said. “Women workers working between 7pm to … Read more

Dollar General Workers Are Fed Up

Cowardly. That’s how David Williams, who works at a Dollar General in New Orleans, describes the discount retail chain’s resistance to workers’ demands for better wages and working conditions. Raised in the city’s Lower Ninth Ward, Williams has worked at Dollar General for around two-and-a-half years. He says that his starting wage was around $8 … Read more