Bill limiting shifts at state hospital on Nixon’s desk

Fulton State Hospital employees could see an end to mandatory back-to-back eight-hour shifts in any 24-hour period under legislation awaiting action by Gov. Jay Nixon.

The legislation, approved during the recent legislative session, was sponsored by Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane.

“Employees at Fulton State Hospital deserve to work in the safest environment possible,” she said.

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