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Two CNA/NNU Backed Patient Protection Bills Advance

Two CNA/NNU Backed Patient Protection Bills Advance

Two major bills sponsored by the California Nurses Association / National Nurses United to strengthen patient safety protections are moving ahead in the hurried final days of the California legislative session. —National Nurses United, 08/24/16 More »

Nurses Urge VA to Work with Them in Good Faith  to Ensure Quality Care for Veterans

Nurses Urge VA to Work with Them in Good Faith to Ensure Quality Care for Veterans

Registered nurses will hold a picket Thursday, August 25, urging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to work with them to ensure quality care at the VA by moving forward with stalled negotiations. —National Nurses United, 08/24/16 More »

Nurses Blast Late Session Bill to Overturn RN Standards As ALEC-Style Threat to Patient Protections

Nurses Blast Late Session Bill to Overturn RN Standards As ALEC-Style Threat to Patient Protections

The California Nurses Association today condemned a last minute legislative maneuver to erode decades of nursing oversight of the public board that governs professional nursing practice, including critical regulations that protect patients in California. —California Nurses Association, 08/23/16 More »

RNs at Hollister’s Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Move Forward with One-day Strike on August 24

RNs at Hollister’s Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Move Forward with One-day Strike on August 24

Registered Nurses at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital in Hollister, Ca. will move forward with their plan to hold a one-day strike on Wednesday, August 24, the California Nurses Association announced today. —National Nurses United, 08/22/16 More »

John Muir Medical Center Concord RNs Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify Contract

John Muir Medical Center Concord RNs Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify Contract

Registered nurses at John Muir Medical Center (JMMC) in Concord have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new three-year contract that features protected healthcare coverage, significant economic gains, and improved opportunities for new grad RNs, California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today. —National Nurses United, 08/22/16 More »

Bill to Protect Patients in Hospital ‘Observation’ Settings Passes Wins Key Vote

Bill to Protect Patients in Hospital ‘Observation’ Settings Passes Wins Key Vote

Important legislation to enact new protections for hospital patients warehoused in “observation status” took a major step forward Monday with approval in the California Assembly on a bipartisan 59-10 vote. —California Nurses Association, 08/22/16 More »

For 15th Straight Year, NNU Director RoseAnn DeMoro Named to 100 Most Influential in Healthcare List

For 15th Straight Year, NNU Director RoseAnn DeMoro Named to 100 Most Influential in Healthcare List

Once again, National Nurses United Executive Director RoseAnn DeMoro has won recognition as one of the 100 most influential people in healthcare in the U.S. —National Nurses United, 08/22/16 More »

Nurses and Community Members Demand UCSF Live up to Mission and Keep Home Health Care Program Open!

Nurses and Community Members Demand UCSF Live up to Mission and Keep Home Health Care Program Open!

Registered nurses at UCSF Medical Center will hold a press conference and rally at the hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 23, to voice opposition to the announced closure of UCSF Home Health Care, California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) announced today. —California Nurses Association, 08/22/16 More »

RNs at San Jose’s Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center Ratify New Contract

RNs at San Jose’s Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center Ratify New Contract

Registered nurses voted by an overwhelming margin of 93% to ratify a new contract covering 1641 RNs in bargaining units at Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center in San Jose the California Nurses Association announced today. —California Nurses Association, 08/19/16 More »

Providence St. Joseph Health Nurses Ratify Contracts at Four California Hospitals This Week

Providence St. Joseph Health Nurses Ratify Contracts at Four California Hospitals This Week

Registered nurses at one of the nation’s largest Catholic health chains, Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH), voted this week to ratify their first ever union contracts at Queen of the Valley in Napa and Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna—as well as new agreements for St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka and St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley. —California Nurses Association, 08/19/16 More »

St. Joseph Eureka, Redwood Memorial RNs Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify Contracts

St. Joseph Eureka, Redwood Memorial RNs Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify Contracts

Nurses at St. Joseph Medical Center in Eureka and Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna have voted overwhelmingly to approve their contracts in Thursday voting—the Redwood agreement being a first contract. —California Nurses Association, 08/19/16 More »

St. Mary Medical Center RNs Brave Fire to Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract

St. Mary Medical Center RNs Brave Fire to Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract

Nurses at St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) in Apple Valley—some of whom traveled through fire-stricken areas to take part in the ratification process—have voted overwhelmingly, by 95 percent, to approve their contract, CNA announced today. —National Nurses United, 08/18/16 More »

Queen of the Valley RNs Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify First Contract

Queen of the Valley RNs Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify First Contract

Queen of the Valley Medical Center (QVMC) RNs—who voted to join the California Nurses Association (CNA) in 2013 and who have carried out a long campaign to secure a contract with improvements for patients and their colleagues at the Napa hospital—have voted overwhelmingly, by 97 percent, to ratify their historic first contract, CNA announced today. —National Nurses United, 08/17/16 More »

RNs at Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center Reach Tentative Agreement

RNs at Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center Reach Tentative Agreement

Registered nurses and hospital administrators have reached a significant tentative agreement on a new contract covering 1641 RNs in bargaining units at Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center in San Jose the California Nurses Association announced today. —California Nurses Association, 08/16/16 More »

Bill to Reduce Toxic Fumes in Surgical Settings Moves On to Senate Floor

Bill to Reduce Toxic Fumes in Surgical Settings Moves On to Senate Floor

Legislation that would require the state to adopt rules to reduce toxic airborne contaminants, also known as “surgical plumes,” is headed to a vote on the floor of the California Senate. —National Nurses United, 08/12/16 More »

Nurses at Hollister’s Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Will Hold One-day Strike Wednesday, August 24

Nurses at Hollister’s Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Will Hold One-day Strike Wednesday, August 24

Registered Nurses at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital in Hollister, Ca. will hold a one-day strike on Wednesday, August 24, the California Nurses Association announced today. —California Nurses Association, 08/10/16 More »

Culver City Nurses Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify New Contract

Culver City Nurses Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify New Contract

Registered nurses at Southern California Hospital at Culver City (SCHCC) voted overwhelmingly at membership meetings Sunday and Tuesday, to ratify a new contract agreement, California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today. —National Nurses United, 08/10/16 More »

Providence St. Joseph Health Nurses Reach Historic Agreements at Four California Hospitals

Providence St. Joseph Health Nurses Reach Historic Agreements at Four California Hospitals

Successfully concluding a lengthy dispute, registered nurses at one of the nation’s largest Catholic health chains, Providence St. Joseph Health, Monday won historic tentative agreements for their first ever union contracts at Queen of the Valley in Napa and Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna, as well as new agreements for St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka and St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today. —California Nurses Association, 08/10/16 More »

SCHCC Nurses Achieve Tentative Agreement: Will Improve Patient Care, RN Safety, Nurse Retention

SCHCC Nurses Achieve Tentative Agreement: Will Improve Patient Care, RN Safety, Nurse Retention

Registered nurses at Southern California Hospital at Culver City (SCHCC) will begin voting Sunday on a tentative contract agreement that they say will lead to improved patient care and strengthen working conditions in the hospital. —California Nurses Association, 08/05/16 More »

West Virginia Phase of NLRB Trial Against CHS and Affiliates Begins August 8th

West Virginia Phase of NLRB Trial Against CHS and Affiliates Begins August 8th

The National Labor Relations Board has scheduled a public hearing on labor violations at Bluefield Regional Medical Center (BRMC) to begin August 8 in Princeton, W.Va. —National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United, 08/05/16 More »

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