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Terminated nurses secure unemployment benefits; judge says misconduct didn’t meet threshold

A nurse terminated by Cayuga Medical Center has succeeded securing unemployment benefits after a judge found her actions did not “rise to the level of misconduct” regarding a blood transfusion.

This comes as the National Labor Relations Board is investigating why two nurses were terminated at Cayuga Medical Center. The hospital claims it fired two Intensive Care Unit nurses — Anne Marshall and Lauren Lamb — for violating blood transfusion policy.

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