Brian Ferrer, RN speaks before LA city health commission

Nurses speak out: Urban drilling does not belong in our communities!

Brian Ferrer, RN, has a front row seat to the health consequences and sees what happens to patients exposed to our environmental toxins.

National Nurses United
November 17, 2017
Nurse on the job injury

Violence against nurses in hospitals not routinely tracked, reported

Violence against nurses in hospitals has become an epidemic. A federal report found 21 percent of nurses report verbal abuse, physical assault, and even rape.

Meghan Dwyer, WGN
November 17, 2017
CNA Nurses Fight On!

Barton nurses vote to unionize

Nurses at Barton Health voted earlier this week to unionize, a move that will undoubtedly alter how one of the area's largest employers interacts with some of its most vital employees.

Ryan Hoffman, The Record Courier
November 17, 2017

• Organizing Victories

California

Berkeley community protests Alta Bates closure

Closure of Alta Bates Hospital endangers community health

If you are a UC Berkeley student, your health and wellbeing is at risk if Alta Bates’ emergency, acute and urgent care services, which students need and use regularly, are eliminated. That’s why the campus’s student government unanimously passed a resolution opposing the closure.

Rochell Pardue-Okimoto, Special to The Daily Cal
November 17, 2017
Barton Memorial RNs celebrate election win Wednesday night

South Lake Tahoe RNs Vote by 88% to Join CNA

Capping a banner year of union organizing for California’s largest organization of Registered Nurses, RNs at Barton Memorial and Lake Tahoe Surgery Center in South Lake Tahoe, Ca. voted by 88 percent to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United.

California Nurses Association
November 16, 2017

• Organizing Victories

California