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NNU Nurses’ Petition Granted for National Standard to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare

NNU Nurses’ Petition Granted for National Standard to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Today, on his last day in office, Assistant Secretary of Labor David Michaels announced that U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be granting National Nurses United's (NNU) petition for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare settings. —National Nurses United, 01/10/17 More »

Nurses Applaud Huge Vote for Change in  California Democratic Party Elections

Nurses Applaud Huge Vote for Change in California Democratic Party Elections

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today applauded the hundreds of nurses and other progressive activists who appear to have won the majority of Assembly District delegate slots for the 2017 California Democratic Party convention in town hall type meetings over the weekend. —California Nurses Association, 01/09/17 More »

National Nurses United Endorses Sanders Amendment to Protect Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare

National Nurses United Endorses Sanders Amendment to Protect Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare

National Nurses United today strongly endorsed a proposed Senate budget amendment by Senator Bernie Sanders that that would protect funding for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. —National Nurses United, 01/09/17 More »

NNU Nurses to Testify in DC, Call for National Standard to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare

NNU Nurses to Testify in DC, Call for National Standard to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) On Tuesday, January 10, at a public stakeholder meeting convened by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), registered nurse members of National Nurses United (NNU)—from states around the country—will demand that OSHA promptly pass regulations to prevent workplace violence in healthcare settings. —National Nurses United, 01/09/17 More »

Alhambra Hospital RNs Vote to Join CNA

Alhambra Hospital RNs Vote to Join CNA

Resisting heavy-handed pressure by hospital managers, registered nurses at Alhambra Hospital Medical Center in Alhambra, Ca. voted Thursday to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, CNA announced today. —California Nurses Association, 01/06/17 More »

Alhambra Medical Center in Alhambra, Ca. Charged with Violating Registered Nurses Rights

Alhambra Medical Center in Alhambra, Ca. Charged with Violating Registered Nurses Rights

The California Nurses Association (CNA) has filed a massive complaint with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against Alhambra Hospital Medical Center in Alhambra, Ca. for violating registered nurses rights to a fair union election. —California Nurses Association, 12/29/16 More »

Nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Ca. Approve New Contract

Nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Ca. Approve New Contract

The RNs, affiliated with the California Nurses Association (CNA), say the contract includes significant improvements and workplace protections that will enhance their ability to provide quality patient care. —California Nurses Association, 12/29/16 More »

Nurses at Four Verity Health Hospitals in Bay Area and Los Angeles Vote to Approve New Contracts

Nurses at Four Verity Health Hospitals in Bay Area and Los Angeles Vote to Approve New Contracts

After four years of instability and threats of hospital closures or major cuts in patient services, registered nurses voted to approve a new contract covering nearly 1500 RNs at four former Daughters of Charity hospitals that are now owned by Verity Health, the California Nurses Association announced today. —California Nurses Association, 12/23/16 More »

Nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Ca. Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

Nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Ca. Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

Registered nurses and hospital administrators have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering 200 RNs in the bargaining unit at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Ca. —California Nurses Association, 12/22/16 More »

Nurses Call on Senate to Reject Tom Price as HHS Secretary

Nurses Call on Senate to Reject Tom Price as HHS Secretary

National Nurses United today called on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, as well as the full Senate, to reject the nomination of Rep. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services. —National Nurses United, 12/22/16 More »

Nurses to Vote Jan 5 at Alhambra Hospital on Bid To Join California’s Largest RN Organization, CNA

Nurses to Vote Jan 5 at Alhambra Hospital on Bid To Join California’s Largest RN Organization, CNA

Registered nurses at Alhambra Hospital Medical Center in Alhambra, Ca. will vote on January 5 whether to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, CNA announced today. —California Nurses Association, 12/21/16 More »

Nurses at Four Verity Health Hospitals Reach Significant Tentative Agreement

Nurses at Four Verity Health Hospitals Reach Significant Tentative Agreement

After four years of instability and threats of hospital closures or major cuts in patient services, registered nurses have reached a significant tentative agreement on a new contract covering nearly 1500 RNs at four former Daughters of Charity hospitals that are now owned by Verity Health, the California Nurses Association announced today. —California Nurses Association, 12/20/16 More »

Nurses Top Gallup Poll Again Ranking #1 in Honesty and Ethics

Nurses Top Gallup Poll Again Ranking #1 in Honesty and Ethics

Nurses once again topped the Gallup Poll's annual ranking of how Americans view 22 major professions with 84% of the public rating their honesty and ethical standards as "high" or "very high." Nurses have ranked first for 15 consecutive years and every year except for one in the 18 years that Gallup has surveyed public opinion on what profession is most trusted.
 —National Nurses United, 12/19/16 More »

RNs at Florida Medical Center and Palmetto General Hospital Approve New Contracts

RNs at Florida Medical Center and Palmetto General Hospital Approve New Contracts

Registered Nurses at two South Florida hospitals, Florida Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale and Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, voted by a wide margin to approve new contracts ensuring vital patient care and nursing practice protections, National Nurses United announced today. —National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United - Florida, 12/12/16 More »

Workplace Violence Regulations for Healthcare Facilities Go in Effect April 1

Workplace Violence Regulations for Healthcare Facilities Go in Effect April 1

California’s Office of Administrative Law gave final approval to the nation’s strongest state workplace violence regulations for healthcare facilities and set an effective date of April 1, 2017 —California Nurses Association, 12/09/16 More »

Nurses Overwhelmingly Approve Contract at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, CA

Nurses Overwhelmingly Approve Contract at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, CA

Registered nurses voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract this week covering nearly 1,000 nurses at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Ca., announced the California Nurses Association. —California Nurses Association, 12/09/16 More »

RNs at Florida Medical Center and Palmetto Gen. Hospital Reach Tentative Agreements on New Contracts

RNs at Florida Medical Center and Palmetto Gen. Hospital Reach Tentative Agreements on New Contracts

Registered Nurses at two South Florida hospitals, Florida Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale and Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, have reached tentative agreements on new contracts ensuring vital patient care and nursing practice protections. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida, 12/07/16 More »

Nurses Join Rep. Pelosi, Senators Schumer and Sanders for “Hands Off Medicare” Press Conf

Nurses Join Rep. Pelosi, Senators Schumer and Sanders for “Hands Off Medicare” Press Conf

Registered nurses will join House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Chuck Schumer, and Rep. Jan Schakowsky, along with seniors and activists for a press conference on Wednesday, Dec. 7, announcing the delivery of more than one million petition signatures demanding that President Elect Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell keep their hands off the American people’s earned Medicare benefits. —National Nurses United, 12/06/16 More »

Nurses: Tragic Fire Highlights Need for Real Action in Oakland on Affordable Housing Crisis

Nurses: Tragic Fire Highlights Need for Real Action in Oakland on Affordable Housing Crisis

The horrid loss of life in the Oakland warehouse fire Saturday night should be a call for first grieving followed by action on the broader problem plaguing Oakland and similar Bay Area communities – inadequate affordable housing, said the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today. —California Nurses Association, 12/05/16 More »

Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement at Antelope Valley Hospital

Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement at Antelope Valley Hospital

Registered nurses and hospital administrators have reached a significant tentative agreement on a new contract covering nearly 1,000 nurses at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Ca., announced the California Nurses Association. —California Nurses Association, 12/05/16 More »

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