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Dispute Over Pay For New Bedford VA Nurses Settled

The dispute over salaries for nurses at the New Bedford VA Medical Center has been resolved.

The VA said the nurses had been overpaid for years and had threatened to cut their pay by 14%-20%, and require them to repay the over-payments

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New Bedford VA Nurses Face Pay Cuts Up to 20%

About a dozen local registered nurses and nurse practitioners have been broadsided by an announcement indicating they face steep pay cuts.

Last month, the Rhode Island Department of Veterans Affairs informed the staff at the New Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center via memo (pictured below) they have been overpaid for the past 19 years due to an error in pay scale appropriation

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki / Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki / Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Fairhaven Veteran Calls Veteran Affairs Scandal A Crime

A Korean War Veteran and long time veterans advocate in Fairhaven says its time for heads to roll in the Veterans Affairs scandal.

Officials say as many as 40 veterans may have died while waiting for appointments at the V-A clinic in Phoenix, Arizona

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Photo by Brendan Hoffman / Getty Images

American Legion Wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Ousted

The American Legion wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

American Legion national commander Daniel Dellinger said Shinseki must step down because of serious questions about patient care at VA health clinics in Arizona and Colorado

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