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Violence

The CFNU is committed to working with political leaders to implement solutions to end workplace violence faced by nurses.

All nurses have the right to work in a safe and respectful workplace free from violence. Unfortunately, physical and verbal abuse targeted at nurses are regular occurrences in health care settings.

Surveys of nurses show that:

Nurses are there when patients need them most. It’s time to make sure nurses are safe at work by:

The CFNU will continue to work with provincial and federal decision-makers to improve the safety of nurses in their workplaces. Because we do not accept that violence is ‘just part of the job.’

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