Labor Contracts Show Little Impact On SNF Employees' Job Satisfaction, Study Finds

August 28, 2017, Emily Mongan, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Workplace culture and teamwork may play a bigger role in keeping nursing home employees satisfied than collective labor contracts, a new study shows.

The research, published last week in Health Care Management Review, investigated the link between labor contracts in more than 60 Italian nursing homes and nurses aides' job satisfaction.

The study's authors found that the factors that play into an employees' satisfaction occurred on both an individual and facility-wide level.  Foreign or temporary aides were also found to be more satisfied than other workers.

Among the characteristics that were found to factor into the workers' satisfaction, such as workplace culture and teamwork, labor contracts did not make the cut.

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