Hundreds Converge at Public Hearing in LA

Hundreds Converge at Public Hearing Yesterday in Los Angeles, Urge Legislators to Advance Single Payer Bill SB 562

Members of California Nurses Association and the Healthy California campaign held a lively rally and filled the Ronald Reagan State Office Building Auditorium to urge legislators to move forward with SB 562, legislation hat would guarantee comprehensive health care for all residents in the state.

California Nurses Association
December 12, 2017
Quality Care for Veterans

Nurses and Veterans Call for Immediate Action to Improve Patient Care at VA San Diego Healthcare System

Registered nurses who work throughout the VA San Diego Healthcare System, including the medical center, outpatient clinics and residential care facilities will hold a press conference Wednesday, December 13, to draw attention to eroding patient care conditions.

National Nurses United
December 11, 2017

• Veterans Affairs

California

CNA and single-payer supporters rally support of SB 562

Supporters Urge Legislators to Advance Single Payer Bill SB 562 at Public Hearing on California's Healthcare in Los Angeles

Members of California Nurses Association and the Healthy California campaign will converge at a public hearing in Los Angeles to urge legislators to move forward with SB 562.

California Nurses Association
December 8, 2017
Hiram Johnson

California’s campaign for universal health care has a long history

With House Speaker Paul Ryan pledging to push major Medicare cuts to reduce the added $1 trillion in federal debt created by the huge tax gifts for corporations and the super-rich proposed in versions of the House and Senate tax bill that Republicans are working to reconcile.

RoseAnn DeMoro, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
December 9, 2017
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
Single Payer Supporters Rally at State Capitol

Single Payer Supporters Rally at State Capitol with Message to Legislators: Stop Wasting Time With Sham Committee Hearings!

The California Nurses Association and the campaign for the Healthy California Act held high-energy, well-attended rallies at the state Capitol for two days, Oct. 23 and 24, in support of SB 562, legislation that would guarantee health coverage to all Californians.

California Nurses Association
October 25, 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

Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto protests Alta Bates closure

Closure of Alta Bates Hospital endangers community health

If you are a UC Berkeley student, your health and wellbeing are 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.

Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto, Special to The Daily Cal
November 17, 2017
Nurses walk a picket line

Kaiser nurses picket 21 campuses, including Vacaville

A sea of red flowed down Vaca Valley Parkway Thursday as off duty nurses in crimson colored scrubs took up posts in front of Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center in protest of what they called the sad state of patient care.

Kimberly K. Fu - The Reporter
November 3, 2017