‘Indentured Servitude’: Nurses Hit with Hefty Debt When Trying to Leave Hospitals

March 14, 2023

(NBC News) – The practice of requiring repayment for training programs aimed at recent nursing school graduates has become increasingly common in recent years, with some hospitals requiring nurses to pay back as much as $15,000 if they quit or are fired before their contract is up, according to more than a dozen nursing contracts reviewed by NBC News and interviews with nurses, educators, hospital administrators and labor organizers. (Read More)