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Poll: Voters in Rendon’s District Oppose Freeze on SB 562; 41% ‘Less Likely’ to Vote for Him

Poll: Voters in Rendon’s District Oppose Freeze on SB 562; 41% ‘Less Likely’ to Vote for Him

Residents of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon’s own district oppose his decision to block legislative action on a critical bill to guarantee health coverage for all Californians. —California Nurses Association, 08/29/17 More »

Tri City Healthcare District RNs to Hold Press Conference, Rally to Highlight Misuse of Public Funds

Tri City Healthcare District RNs to Hold Press Conference, Rally to Highlight Misuse of Public Funds

Registered nurses of north San Diego County’s Tri City Healthcare district will hold a press conference and rally ahead of the Tri City Healthcare Board meeting this Thursday, August 31, to highlight safe staffing and patient care issues. —California Nurses Association, 08/29/17 More »

California Democratic Party Endorses Single Payer Bill, SB 562

California Democratic Party Endorses Single Payer Bill, SB 562

In a unanimous vote by its executive board, meeting over the weekend in Anaheim, the California Democratic Party has endorsed SB 562, the Healthy California Act which would guarantee health coverage to all Californians and eliminate premiums, deductibles and other out-of-pocket health costs. —California Nurses Association, 08/28/17 More »

Nurses, Community to Hold Town Hall August 30 On Calais Hospital Proposal to Shut Down OB Department

Nurses, Community to Hold Town Hall August 30 On Calais Hospital Proposal to Shut Down OB Department

Members of the Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (MSNA/NNOC) Local Unit 116 and the Calais community are holding a town hall-style meeting on August 30 in Calais, Maine at 6:00 p.m. —Maine State Nurses Association, 08/28/17 More »

Statewide Canvasses for SB 562, Medicare-for-All, Continue Sat. Aug. 26

Statewide Canvasses for SB 562, Medicare-for-All, Continue Sat. Aug. 26

The California Nurses Association (CNA), Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor will be canvassing in California district 63—the district of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon—this Saturday, as well as in district 57 (Assemblymember Ian Calderon) and district 21 (Assemblymember Adam Gray). —California Nurses Association, 08/25/17 More »

Nurses Statement on Rendon’s Assembly Select Committee

Nurses Statement on Rendon’s Assembly Select Committee

This announcement today is a reflection of the pressure on the Assembly to act in response to organizing by thousands of Californians across the state who have made the case for real action on transformative single payer healthcare reform. —California Nurses Association, 08/24/17 More »

Nurses, Community Members To Hold Town Hall Aug 30 On Calais Hospital Proposal to Shut Down OB Dept

Nurses, Community Members To Hold Town Hall Aug 30 On Calais Hospital Proposal to Shut Down OB Dept

Members of the Maine State Nurses Association (MSNA) Local Unit 116 and the Calais community are holding a town hall-style meeting on Wednesday evening, August 30 at the Wabanaki Cultural Center and Museum in Calais, Maine. —Maine State Nurses Association, 08/24/17 More »

Nurses Welcome Court Ruling that Kansas RNs Have Rights To Critical Information

Nurses Welcome Court Ruling that Kansas RNs Have Rights To Critical Information

National Nurses United today welcomed key elements of a U.S. Circuit District Court decision that registered nurses in Kansas and their union have rights to information about punitive hospital investigations that could potentially lead to nurses losing their job, and perhaps their future livelihood for advocating for patients. —National Nurses United, 08/21/17 More »

Statewide Canvasses Launched for SB 562 and Medicare-for-All Beginning August 19

Statewide Canvasses Launched for SB 562 and Medicare-for-All Beginning August 19

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor are launching coordinated canvasses of assembly districts across the state beginning this Saturday, August 19th, to engage community members with the campaign for SB 562, legislation to win guaranteed healthcare for all California residents. —California Nurses Association, 08/18/17 More »

Family Members, Community to Speak Out Against Sutter Health’s Eviction of Vulnerable Patients

Family Members, Community to Speak Out Against Sutter Health’s Eviction of Vulnerable Patients

San Franciscans for Healthcare, Housing, Jobs & Justice will hold a press conference on Tuesday August 15 in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest Sutter Health's proposed closure of sub-acute care and skilled nursing units at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) - St. Luke's Campus and the ongoing eviction of those patients. —California Nurses Association, 08/14/17 More »

Nurses Condemn White Supremacy, Racism in Charlottesville Violence

Nurses Condemn White Supremacy, Racism in Charlottesville Violence

National Nurses United today condemned the violence in Charlottesville, VA today sparked by a white supremacist rally in the town that resulted in the death of at least one person and multiple injuries. —National Nurses United, 08/12/17 More »

RNs, Caregivers Urge New Direction at Palomar Health

RNs, Caregivers Urge New Direction at Palomar Health

After a poll of 1,300 hospital employees, who by 97 percent expressed no confidence” in Chief Executive Officer Bob Hemker, Registered Nurses and caregivers at Palomar Health are calling on the Palomar Health Board of Directors for an immediate change in direction at the San Diego County health district. —California Nurses Association, 08/10/17 More »

National Nurses United Endorses Doug Applegate for Congress in Key California 2018 Contest

National Nurses United Endorses Doug Applegate for Congress in Key California 2018 Contest

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today endorsed Col. Doug Applegate for election to Congress to represent California’s 49th Congressional District. —National Nurses United, 08/10/17 More »

In Nearly Unanimous Vote Emanuel Medical Center RNs Choose CNA

In Nearly Unanimous Vote Emanuel Medical Center RNs Choose CNA

Registered Nurses at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, CA voted nearly unanimously Wednesday night to join California’s largest RN union and professional association, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. —California Nurses Association, 08/10/17 More »

Millinocket Regional Hospital Nurses Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize One-Day Strike

Millinocket Regional Hospital Nurses Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize One-Day Strike

Registered nurses at Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) have voted by an overwhelming majority to authorize their nurse bargaining team to call a one-day strike, should hospital management continue refusing to address nurses’ ongoing patient safety concerns—including a variety of safe staffing issues—and attempting to silence nurses. —Maine State Nurses' Association, 08/09/17 More »

Nurses Challenge Rep. Blake Farenthold to Duel of Healthcare Facts Sunday, July 30

Nurses Challenge Rep. Blake Farenthold to Duel of Healthcare Facts Sunday, July 30

The registered nurses of Corpus Christi are challenging Texas 27th congressional district Rep. Blake Farenthold to step outside (of his office) and take part in a duel of healthcare facts this Sunday at 3 p.m., National Nurses United/National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNU/NNOC) announced today.
 —National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United - Texas, 07/28/17 More »

Millinocket Nurses Hold Rally Monday, July 31 to Highlight Patient Care, Nurse Retaliation Issues

Millinocket Nurses Hold Rally Monday, July 31 to Highlight Patient Care, Nurse Retaliation Issues

Registered nurses at Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) will hold an informational picket on Monday, July 31 to protest the hospital administration’s continued refusal to address ongoing patient safety concerns—including a variety of safe staffing issues—and their heavy-handed attempts to silence nurses. —Maine State Nurses Association, 07/28/17 More »

Community Briefing - July 27 San Jose: How Will SB 562 Benefit Seniors and People with Disabilities

Community Briefing - July 27 San Jose: How Will SB 562 Benefit Seniors and People with Disabilities

The campaign for the Healthy California Act and California Alliance for Retired Persons/CARA, is inviting area residents to a community briefing on Thursday, July 27, in San Jose, to learn about how the Healthy California Act, SB 562, would impact Medicare and Medicaid (Medi-Cal) recipients, including seniors and people with disabilities. —Healthy California, 07/26/17 More »

Nurses: Senate Bid to Repeal ACA Should Be Signal to Democrats to Push for Real Reform

Nurses: Senate Bid to Repeal ACA Should Be Signal to Democrats to Push for Real Reform

National Nurses United today said while it continues to oppose Senate Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Democrats should acknowledge concerns about ACA shortcomings as a signal to push for real, transformative reform, an improved and expanded Medicare for all. —National Nurses United, 07/25/17 More »

Labor Board Sanctions Holy Cross Hospital for Multiple Violations of Nurses’ Rights

Labor Board Sanctions Holy Cross Hospital for Multiple Violations of Nurses’ Rights

In a sweeping decision issued Friday, the National Labor Relations Board has ordered Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md to “cease and desist” a broad range of attacks on the nurses’ rights to discuss and seek union representation. —National Nurses United, 07/24/17 More »

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