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Sen. Bernie Sanders to Address Major Nurses’ Convention in San Francisco September 22

Sen. Bernie Sanders to Address Major Nurses’ Convention in San Francisco September 22

Fresh off the introduction of S. 1804, the Medicare for All Act of 2017, co-sponsored by one-third of the Senate Democratic Caucus, Sen. Bernie Sanders will highlight the 2017 Convention of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee with a public address Friday, September 22 in San Francisco. —National Nurses United, 09/19/17 More »

Nurses Condemn Latest Bill to Decimate Care  ‘Graham-Cassidy Targets the Most Vulnerable

Nurses Condemn Latest Bill to Decimate Care ‘Graham-Cassidy Targets the Most Vulnerable

National Nurses United today condemned the renewed effort by Republicans in the United States Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and deny healthcare to millions of low and middle-income Americans. —National Nurses United, 09/19/17 More »

Healthy California Act SB 562 Supporters Ramp Up for October Actions in All 80 Assembly Districts

Healthy California Act SB 562 Supporters Ramp Up for October Actions in All 80 Assembly Districts

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor are ramping up for grassroots canvassing in all of the state's 80 Assembly districts in October to engage residents with the Medicare for All movement and the campaign for SB 562. —California Nurses Association, 09/15/17 More »

Kaiser RNs To Rally Across CA Monday for Safer Care

Kaiser RNs To Rally Across CA Monday for Safer Care

In an effort to alert patients and the public to what they see as a growing erosion of care conditions in Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics – and how to upgrade care standards, Kaiser registered nurses and nurse practitioners will hold rallies at 22 medical centers across California on Monday, September 18. —California Nurses Association, 09/14/17 More »

CNA Endorses Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto for 15th Assembly District Seat in 2018

CNA Endorses Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto for 15th Assembly District Seat in 2018

California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today it has endorsed Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto RN, for the Assembly District 15 seat in 2018. —California Nurses Association, 09/13/17 More »

Why do nurses support Sen. Sanders’ Medicare for All Act?

Why do nurses support Sen. Sanders’ Medicare for All Act?

When nurses stand up for Medicare for all, guaranteed healthcare as a human right we know that we are fighting beyond disdain, beyond political or corporate jargon, on the ground, for real patients whose names we speak, whose hands we hold, whose families we know, and whose very last breaths we have witnessed, often far too soon. —Bonnie Castillo, NNU Director of Health and Safety, 09/13/17 More »

Nurses Enthusiastically Welcome Sen. Sanders’ Medicare for All Act – The Time is Here Today

Nurses Enthusiastically Welcome Sen. Sanders’ Medicare for All Act – The Time is Here Today

National Nurses United (NNU) today enthusiastically greeted the introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All Act of 2017 as a critical step forward – and as a reflection of the work by NNU members for many years to guarantee health care with comprehensive benefits and a single standard of quality care for everyone. —National Nurses United, 09/13/17 More »

CNA Endorses Ron Birnbaum in Special Election Oct. 3 for 51st State Assembly District Seat in L.A.

CNA Endorses Ron Birnbaum in Special Election Oct. 3 for 51st State Assembly District Seat in L.A.

California Nurses Association announced today the endorsement of Dr. Ron Birnbaum for election to the State Assembly representing the 51st Assembly District in Los Angeles. —California Nurses Association, 09/12/17 More »

Sen. Bernie Sanders to Address Major Nurses’ Convention in San Francisco September 22

Sen. Bernie Sanders to Address Major Nurses’ Convention in San Francisco September 22

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Jane Sanders, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, and Our Revolution President Nina Turner will address the tri-annual convention of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22 in San Francisco. —California Nurses Association, 09/11/17 More »

RN Response Network to Deploy Additional Nurse Volunteers to Houston Post-Hurricane Harvey

RN Response Network to Deploy Additional Nurse Volunteers to Houston Post-Hurricane Harvey

National Nurses United (NNU)’s Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer nurses, will deploy its second delegation of RN volunteers to Houston, beginning Monday, September 11, to provide medical assistance in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, NNU announced today. —Registered Nurse Response Network, 09/08/17 More »

Statewide Town Halls and Canvassing Call for Urgent Action on Healthy California Act SB 562

Statewide Town Halls and Canvassing Call for Urgent Action on Healthy California Act SB 562

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor plan a fourth wave of coordinated canvasses this weekend as well as a series of town halls throughout the state next week to engage community members with the campaign for SB 562. —California Nurses Association, 09/08/17 More »

Huge 90 percent margin for union voice Shasta Regional, Redding RNs Vote to Join CNA

Huge 90 percent margin for union voice Shasta Regional, Redding RNs Vote to Join CNA

Voicing concerns about safe staffing, retirement security and other patient and economic protections, registered nurses at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding, CA have voted to join the California Nurses Association /National Nurses United, the state’s largest nurses union and professional association. —California Nurses Association, 09/08/17 More »

Florida Nurses Prepare for Impact of Hurricane Irma

Florida Nurses Prepare for Impact of Hurricane Irma

Florida registered nurses, members of National Nurses Organizing Committee-Florida/National Nurses United are getting ready to plunge into disaster relief in the advent of Hurricane Irma heading their way this weekend. —National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United - Florida, 09/07/17 More »

CPMC CEO Bows to Grassroots Pressure, Announces Two Month Delay in St. Luke’s Patient Eviction

CPMC CEO Bows to Grassroots Pressure, Announces Two Month Delay in St. Luke’s Patient Eviction

Sutter Health's California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) CEO Warren Browner announced that Sutter would be postponing the closure of the skilled nursing department and the sub-acute care unit at St. Luke's Hospital by two months, from Oct. 31 to Dec. 31. —California Nurses Association, 09/06/17 More »

Federal Court Orders Repeat Offender Affinity Hospital To Bargain with Nurses

Federal Court Orders Repeat Offender Affinity Hospital To Bargain with Nurses

A U.S. District Court Judge in Northern Ohio Tuesday ordered Affinity Medical Center of Massillon, OH to end its lawless behavior of refusing to properly negotiate with its registered nurses and to end a systemic pattern of violating federal law and nurses’ democratic rights. —National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United - Ohio, 09/06/17 More »

National Nurses Opposes Trump Threat to End DACA Program

National Nurses Opposes Trump Threat to End DACA Program

National Nurses United (NNU) today repeated its call on the Trump administration to withdraw its threat to terminate the highly successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that has enabled young people who came to the U.S. undocumented as children to remain in the U.S. —National Nurses United, 09/01/17 More »

Nurses Condemn Police Assault on Utah Hospital RN for Advocating for an Unconscious Patient

Nurses Condemn Police Assault on Utah Hospital RN for Advocating for an Unconscious Patient

National Nurses United today criticized the actions of Salt Lake City police officers for assaulting and arresting a University of Utah registered nurse for advocating for an unconscious patient in late July. —National Nurses United, 09/01/17 More »

Second Wave of Statewide Outreach for Healthy California Act SB 562 Planned for Labor Day Weekend

Second Wave of Statewide Outreach for Healthy California Act SB 562 Planned for Labor Day Weekend

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor plan a second wave of coordinated canvasses this Labor Day weekend to engage community members with the campaign for SB 562, legislation which would guarantee health coverage to all Californians and eliminate premiums, deductibles and other out-of-pocket health costs. —California Nurses Association, 08/31/17 More »

RN Response Network Deploys Nurse Volunteers to Houston to Help Provide Medical Assistance

RN Response Network Deploys Nurse Volunteers to Houston to Help Provide Medical Assistance

National Nurses United (NNU)’s Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer nurses, will deploy its first delegation of RN volunteers to Houston, beginning Thursday, August 31, to work with locals on providing medical assistance in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, NNU announced today. —National Nurses United, 08/31/17 More »

NNOC and Community Call on Venice Regional Medical Center Board to Keep Close Watch on New CEO

NNOC and Community Call on Venice Regional Medical Center Board to Keep Close Watch on New CEO

The National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC) and concerned community members will hold a press conference today, Wednesday, August 30, to ask that Chair and Medical Center Board of Trustees take immediate steps to assure safe quality patient care at Venice Regional Medical Center (VRMC). —National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United - Florida, 08/30/17 More »

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