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DOC Unions Say Shortages Jeopardize Safety

Staffing shortages at the state Department of Correction are forcing frontline staff to work repeated 16-hour shifts which is compromising the safety of employees and inmates, according to the unions representing more than 4,000 agency workers. “When staffing levels are low, that includes health care workers and counselors,” said Brian Larson, a correction officer at […]