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Tentative Pact for RNs at Henry Mayo Valencia Hospital

Tentative Pact for RNs at Henry Mayo Valencia Hospital

Registered nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia have reached a tentative agreement with hospital officials on a new three-year collective bargaining pact that ends a months-long dispute, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today. More »

A Labor Day Story: Union Nurses Making a Difference

A Labor Day Story: Union Nurses Making a Difference

For a unique story this Labor Day, consider a "non-traditional" labor story — how unionized nurses — represented by the nation's largest nurses union, National Nurses United, is making a difference for patients, the public interest and nurses ability to protect patients and advocate in the public arena in upholding the wellbeing of our country, our communities and the planet. —National Nurses United, 09/03/15 More »

Nurses at Kindred Hospital Westminster Moving Forward with One-Day Strike September 3

Nurses at Kindred Hospital Westminster Moving Forward with One-Day Strike September 3

Registered nurses at Kindred Hospital Westminster (KHW) in Westminster, Ca. are moving forward with plans to hold a one-day strike beginning Thursday, September 3, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today. —California Nurses Association, 09/01/15 More »

Kaiser LAMC Nurses Plan Vigil Thursday With Call for Safer Patient Care Staffing for Children

Kaiser LAMC Nurses Plan Vigil Thursday With Call for Safer Patient Care Staffing for Children

Registered nurses at Kaiser Permanente’s Los Angeles Medical Center will hold a vigil Thursday night to press the hospital giant to invest in safer patient care for children at its Southern California flagship hospital. —California Nurses Association, 08/26/15 More »

Nurses at Kindred Hospital Westminster Set One-Day Strike for September 3

Nurses at Kindred Hospital Westminster Set One-Day Strike for September 3

Registered nurses at Kindred Hospital Westminster (KHW) in Westminster, Ca. will hold a one-day strike beginning Thursday, September 3, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today. —California Nurses Association, 08/24/15 More »

National Nurses United Director RoseAnn DeMoro Named to 100 Most Influential in Healthcare List

National Nurses United Director RoseAnn DeMoro Named to 100 Most Influential in Healthcare List

It’s 14 for 14. On a list dominated hospital, insurance, pharmaceutical, and other healthcare industry corporations, National Nurses United Executive Director RoseAnn DeMoro has again been named as one of the 100 most influential people in healthcare in the U.S. —National Nurses United, 08/24/15 More »

Contra Costa County Nurses Overwhelmingly Vote to Authorize Strike

Contra Costa County Nurses Overwhelmingly Vote to Authorize Strike

With contract talks stalled, nurses who work for Contra Costa County voted nearly unanimously late last week to authorize a strike, if necessary, to protest the County’s continued refusal to address unsafe staffing and high nurse attrition/turnover and its failure to properly invest in its healthcare system. No strike date has been set as yet. —California Nurses Association, 08/24/15 More »

Nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Set One-Day Strike for September 3

Nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Set One-Day Strike for September 3

Registered nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, Ca. will hold a one-day strike beginning Thursday, September 3 the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced yesterday. —California Nurses Association, 08/24/15 More »

Huntington RNs Cite Recent Firings as Latest in Management Pattern of Violating Nurses’ Rights

Huntington RNs Cite Recent Firings as Latest in Management Pattern of Violating Nurses’ Rights

Registered nurses will gather at Huntington Memorial Hospital Monday to speak out about the recent firing of an outspoken nurse leader in Huntington RNs’ fight to better advocate for patients by forming a union—as well as the firing of a nurse co-worker. —California Nurses Association, 08/23/15 More »

Nurses Release New Report, Speak Out on Ethical, Patient Care Concerns at St. Joseph Health System

Nurses Release New Report, Speak Out on Ethical, Patient Care Concerns at St. Joseph Health System

(EUREKA) Registered nurses from St. Joseph Health system (SJH) will gather at St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka Thursday to hand out summaries of a new report on serious concerns that have arisen as SJH has shifted from the values of its founding Sisters—to corporate management concerned, nurses say, with maximizing revenue at the expense of patients, RNs, taxpayers, and its own stated principles. —California Nurses Association, 08/20/15 More »

Nurses Release New Report, Speak Out on Ethical, Patient Care Concerns at St. Joseph Health System

Nurses Release New Report, Speak Out on Ethical, Patient Care Concerns at St. Joseph Health System

(APPLE VALLEY) Registered nurses from St. Joseph Health system (SJH) will gather at St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley Thursday to hand out summaries of a new report on serious concerns that have arisen as SJH has shifted from the values of its founding Sisters—to corporate management concerned, nurses say, with maximizing revenue at the expense of patients, RNs, taxpayers, and its own stated principles. —California Nurses Association, 08/20/15 More »

Stockton: RNs to Picket St. Joseph’s Medical Center Friday

Stockton: RNs to Picket St. Joseph’s Medical Center Friday

Registered nurses from St. Joseph’s Medical Center (SJMC) will stage an informational picket on Friday, Aug. 21 over concerns about safe staffing issues at the hospital, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today. —California Nurses Association, 08/19/15 More »

Nurses Release New Report, Speak Out on Ethical, Patient Care Concerns at St. Joseph Health System

Nurses Release New Report, Speak Out on Ethical, Patient Care Concerns at St. Joseph Health System

(NAPA) Registered nurses from St. Joseph Health system (SJH) hospitals will gather in Napa Wednesday to officially release a new report on the serious concerns that have arisen as SJH has shifted from the values of its founding Sisters—to corporate management concerned, nurses say, with maximizing revenue at the expense of patients, RNs, taxpayers, and its own stated principles. —California Nurses Association, 08/19/15 More »

RNs Call on AG Harris, FTC to Assure Protection for Patients and Nurses in Merger

RNs Call on AG Harris, FTC to Assure Protection for Patients and Nurses in Merger

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) today called on California Attorney General Kamala Harris, the Federal Trade Commission, and other elected leaders and regulatory agencies to carefully review the proposed merger between Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph Health to assure patient protections and nurses’ rights are not infringed. —California Nurses Association, 08/19/15 More »

Nurses Endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for President

Nurses Endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for President

Noting his issues “align with nurses from top to bottom,” National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of nurses, today endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for President. —National Nurses United, 08/11/15 More »

Nurses at Redwood Memorial Hospital Vote to  Affiliate with the California Nurses Association

Nurses at Redwood Memorial Hospital Vote to Affiliate with the California Nurses Association

Registered nurses at Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna, Ca. voted yesterday to join the California Nurses Association, part of National Nurses United, the nation's largest organization of registered nurses. —California Nurses Association, 08/10/15 More »

It’s Official–Federal Labor Board Certifies California Nurses Assn. at Kaiser’s Flagship LAMC

It’s Official–Federal Labor Board Certifies California Nurses Assn. at Kaiser’s Flagship LAMC

The National Labor Relations Board today officially certified the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United as the union representative for 1,200 registered nurses at Kaiser Permanente’s flagship Southern California hospital, the Los Angeles Medical Center (LAMC). —California Nurses Association, 08/03/15 More »

RNs at Three LA Area Providence Hospitals, San Pedro, Santa Monica, Torrance Ratify New Contract

RNs at Three LA Area Providence Hospitals, San Pedro, Santa Monica, Torrance Ratify New Contract

Registered nurses at three Los Angeles area hospitals, operated by the Providence Health and Services chain, have voted, nearly unanimously, to approve collective bargaining agreements that they say addresses key concerns about staffing and pay equity. —California Nurses Association, 07/27/15 More »

California Nurses, Community Leaders Plan Festive Celebrations on Medicare’s 50th Anniversary

California Nurses, Community Leaders Plan Festive Celebrations on Medicare’s 50th Anniversary

Registered nurses and other community leaders from throughout California are marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Thursday July 30 with festive events and actions in Los Angeles and Oakland. The celebration is part of a national day of action, in over 25 U.S. cities, that calls on policy makers to protect, improve, and expand Medicare to cover all Americans with a single standard of quality care not based on ability to pay. The overall theme is "Medicare is as American as Apple Pie," i.e. to Protect, Improve and Expand (PIE) Medicare to cover everyone. —California Nurses Association, 07/27/15 More »

Landslide – At Kaiser’s Flagship Los Angeles Hospital,  RNs Vote by Nearly 70% to Join CNA

Landslide – At Kaiser’s Flagship Los Angeles Hospital,  RNs Vote by Nearly 70% to Join CNA

Registered nurses from Kaiser Permanente’s flagship Southern California hospital, the Los Angeles Medical Center (LAMC), sent an emphatic message Thursday night to Kaiser and the healthcare industry, with a landslide vote to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, California’s largest nurses and largest hospital union. —California Nurses Association, 07/24/15 More »

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