Presentation on theme: "Legal Issues New Law Protects Nurses Who ‘Blow the Whistle’ B9802069 莊羽豊."— Presentation transcript:
Legal Issues New Law Protects Nurses Who ‘Blow the Whistle’ B9802069 莊羽豊
Key words sack (v.) to dismiss somebody from a job get the sack victimize (v.) to make somebody suffer unfairly staff (n.) all the workers employed in an organization lobby (v.) to try to influence the government and persuade them to support or oppose a change in the law
Key words avenue (n.) a way of making progress tribunal (n.) A court of justice suspension (n.) the act of officially removing somebody from their job, usually as a punishment parliament (n.) The highest legislature
Idioms and phrases Blow the whistle -- to report legal or regulatory wrongdoing of a company shoot the messenger --to blame or punish the person who tells you about something bad that has happened instead of the person who is responsible for it Step out of line -- to misbehave
Abstract:Paragraph 1~3 There was a new law (1999.7) that protected whistle- blowers. Experts believed nurses treated unfairly can take advantages from it. And if the employers ignored the new rule, they would get heavy penalties.
Let’s discuss! What kind of occupations also have many cases of malpractices? In a hospital, what kind of ill-usage a nurse may face?
Abstract:Paragraph 4~6 Nurses had more chances to fight the working environment, because nurses’ points of view would influence the legislation. Some ways for nurses to improve the poor staff level: Deal with the matter internally Connect to Media Be in good faith Have good evidence of the problems
Let’s discuss! Why nurses had more opportunities to be stood by? Do they have any connection with powerful people? Do you know other ways to help staffs out from the poor working level?
Abstract:Paragraph 7~8 An RCN assistant said if court in favor of nurses, it would judge a equitable compensation including injury to feelings. Although the law could protect nurses who blow the whistle, it’s hard to change the culture of nursing—mind their own knitting and be diffident on everything.
Let’s discuss! Do you think £100,000 is suitable? And why?£ Reflect on Taiwan, how can we do to improve the labors’ and staffs’ life qualities?
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