August 15 Sacramento Hearing and Rally - RN Transportation
Protest the “Non-Profit” Hospital Ripoff
Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett and CNA are hosting a hearing at the State Capitol to spotlight how some California hospitals abuse their “non-profit” status. A number of private, not-for-profit hospitals, such as Sutter, have drawn growing criticism for how little they return to local communities while making huge profits and benefiting from favorable tax treatment. Read the press release here.
Wednesday, August 15
Hearing at 10 a.m.–12 noon
Rally afterwards on Capitol Steps
State Capitol, Sacramento
“Californians provide huge subsidies to these private, non-profit hospitals through a broad array of public services, they have a right to expect the hospitals to fulfill their social obligation to provide appropriate levels of charity care and other community benefits in return” says Zenei Cortez, RN,CNA Co-President.
It’s time to hold California hospitals accountable!
Transportation will be provided from a number of Bay Area facilities or from locations nearby.
Check your schedule now, make arrangements to go, and contact your labor rep for more information.
See RN transportaion details below:
- ALTA BATES SUMMIT
A bus will leave Summit at 7:30 a.m., and from Alta Bates Ashby Campus at 7:45 a.m. For further details, call Labor Rep Anne Stewart at (510)332-2366.
- CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF OAKLAND
A bus will leave Summit at 7:45 a.m., and from Alta Bates at 8:10 a.m. For further details, call Labor Rep Marti Smith at (510)385-4197.
- CPMC/ST. LUKE’S
A bus will leave from the Westlake Shopping Center near Home Depot at 7:30 a.m., then go to St. Luke’s and leave from there at 7:45 a.m. For further details, call Labor Rep Cheli Guzman at (510)457-5117.
- SUTTER DELTA
Transportation will leave Sutter Delta at 7:30 a.m. For further details, call Labor Rep Khadijah Kabba at (510)599-0975.
- MILLS PENINSULA
A bus will leave from Lunardi’s parking lot at 7:15 a.m. For further details, call Labor Rep Shawn Bartlett at (415)261-3276.
Car pools will be available from Modesto. For more information, please call (510)385-4197.
A bus will leave from the Vallejo Costco at 8:30 a.m. For further details, call Labor Rep Shawn Bartlett at (415)261-3276.