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Another 550 Kaiser Northern California RNs Become Members of California Nurses Association

Another 550 Kaiser Northern California RNs Become Members of California Nurses Association

Some 550 non-union registered nurses who work in 21 Kaiser Permanente hospitals across Northern and Central California have become members of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, CNA announced today. —California Nurses Association, 02/24/17 More »

Nurses Join Sen. Ricardo Lara and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia for a Rally Supporting SB 562

Nurses Join Sen. Ricardo Lara and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia for a Rally Supporting SB 562

Registered Nurses from area hospitals will join Sen. Ricardo Lara, Mayor Robert Garcia and other local leaders and activists at a rally in Long Beach on Friday evening to kick off a campaign for the Healthy California Act SB 562, a bill that will guarantee health care for all Californians by establishing a Medicare-for-all insurance system in the state. More »

It’s Final – RNs at Kaiser’s Flagship Los Angeles Medical Center Ratify New Accord

It’s Final – RNs at Kaiser’s Flagship Los Angeles Medical Center Ratify New Accord

With a record turnout at membership meetings Wednesday, registered nurses at Kaiser Permanente’s Los Angeles Medical Center voted nearly unanimously to approve a new collective bargaining agreement with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. —California Nurses Association, 02/23/17 More »

Sacramento Rally Welcomes Medicare for All Style Bill for All Californians

Sacramento Rally Welcomes Medicare for All Style Bill for All Californians

California nurses, and healthcare and community activists, will join with State Senators Ricardo Lara and Toni Atkins Wednesday, February 22 in Sacramento to celebrate the introduction of legislation to ensure universal health coverage with effective cost controls, a Medicare for all style bill for all California residents. —Healthy California and California Nurses Association, 02/20/17 More »

Breakthrough – RNs at Major Kaiser LA Hospital Announce Tentative Agreement

Breakthrough – RNs at Major Kaiser LA Hospital Announce Tentative Agreement

Registered nurses at Kaiser Permanente’s Southern California flagship hospital, Los Angeles Medical Center, have won their tentative collective bargaining agreement with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. —California Nurses Association, 02/16/17 More »

Huntington Hospital Again Agrees Not to Violate Nurses’ Rights in NLRB Settlement Agreement

Huntington Hospital Again Agrees Not to Violate Nurses’ Rights in NLRB Settlement Agreement

In a settlement agreement approved by the National Labor Relations Board, Huntington Hospital (HH) in Pasadena, Ca. agreed to abide by labor laws that protect the rights of registered nurses to organize a union at the facility. —National Nurses United, 01/31/17 More »

RN Transplant Coordinators, NPs at Keck Hospital, USC Vote Overwhelmingly to Join CNA

RN Transplant Coordinators, NPs at Keck Hospital, USC Vote Overwhelmingly to Join CNA

At an election held last week, 30 registered nurse transplant coordinators and nurse practitioners at Keck Hospital of the University of Southern California voted to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU), the union announced today. —California Nurses Association, 01/24/17 More »

Tri-City Nurses Hold Information Picket Cite Concerns Over Staffing Issues

Tri-City Nurses Hold Information Picket Cite Concerns Over Staffing Issues

Citing concern over staffing issues, Tri-City Medical Center (TCMC), registered nurses will hold an informational picket on Wednesday, Jan. 11, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today. —California Nurses Association, 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 »

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 »

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 »

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