Mental hospital workers to stage protests

Full story: Los Angeles Times
State-employed psychiatric technicians, psychologists and other healthcare workers are readying a series of demonstrations designed to draw attention to California's mental hospitals, which are beset with a ... Full Story
psychiatric technician

Highland, CA

#1 Apr 9, 2007
The government should be ashamed at the way they are treating the staff at the state hospitals. At Patton State Hospital, we work on units with murderers, rapists, arsonists, violent criminal offenders who also have mental illness---we do not wear vests, have no guns nor pepper spray...we have only whistles and each other! It is a huge insult that we should be paid less than our counterparts who work in the prisons.We work with the same inmates and deserve the same pay!!
Kiss Mine

Santa Barbara, CA

#2 Jun 24, 2007
Here's a clue for you

Go get a real job and get off the government payroll.

My tax $$$$ are paying you too much to be a whiney baby....
chipper

United States

#3 Apr 3, 2008
Kiss Mine wrote:
Here's a clue for you
Go get a real job and get off the government payroll.
My tax $$$$ are paying you too much to be a whiney baby....
You have do not have a clue nor would you have the courage to do what these dedicated individuals face on a daily basis , so........ F&*%K OFF.
chipper

United States

#4 Apr 3, 2008
psychiatric technician wrote:
The government should be ashamed at the way they are treating the staff at the state hospitals. At Patton State Hospital, we work on units with murderers, rapists, arsonists, violent criminal offenders who also have mental illness---we do not wear vests, have no guns nor pepper spray...we have only whistles and each other! It is a huge insult that we should be paid less than our counterparts who work in the prisons.We work with the same inmates and deserve the same pay!!
Been there & done that. Thank you !.

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