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Pandemic price gouging complaints raise staff tensions with traveling nurses
Hospitals say that staffing agencies charge too much for providing traveling nurses. The nurses say they're the ones doing the heavy lifting.
Pandemic-fueled demand for traveling nurses creates growing earnings disparity
Pay for travel nurses is skyrocketing, making some staff nurses question why they stay.
As the pandemic continues, demand for travel nurses is up. Pay keeps rising, too.
Hospitals compete for these skilled personnel, some of whom make $8,000 a week. But the work is difficult and there can be tension with colleagues.