No CPR, and Six Other Terrible Workplace Policies

Some office regulations make sense; others don't. Photograph by Holly Harris/Getty Images

After days of receiving public outcry and ridicule for its company policy that prevented a nurse from giving CPR to an 87-year-old resident who later died, Bakersfield (Calif.) senior living community Glenwood Gardens released a statement today to clarify its position: It “is an independent living facility, which by law is not licensed to provide medical care to any of its residents.”

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