NUR 499 Week 2 Assignment: Nursing Fair
NUR 499 Week 2 Assignment: Nursing Fair Value
It has been argued that women are not as effective at bargaining
for wages as men. Since most nurses are women (even though
numbers of men are increasing), it is possible that nurses remain
significantly underpaid given their education and responsibilities.
As in everything, the more prepared we are to accurately discuss
salaries, the more effective we will be as a profession.
Read Chapter 3 and the Data for Occupational Employment and
Wages for Registered Nurses, May 2015
Find two articles that examine pay for RNs.
Write a letter to the Chief Financial Officer at your institution (or
previous institution if you are currently unemployed) making a
case that RNs are undercompensated. This letter is NOT to be
mailed either via email or USPS.
Support your assertions in the letter with data/information that
you found in the articles.
Include in the letter what you feel the fair market value of RN’s
services should be