President Joe Biden

Nurses Applaud Biden’s National Strategy for the Covid-19 Response

National Nurses United applauded and enthusiastically welcomed President Biden’s new National Strategy for the Covid-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness, released on January 21; the executive orders and actions related to Covid-19 that the president signed on his first three days in office; and his stimulus plan, the American Rescue Plan, released on January 14.

National Nurses United
January 22, 2021
Olympia Medical Center RNs circulating flyers for upcoming virtual press conference and petitions

RNs to hold a virtual press conference as they vow to fight hospital chain Alecto’s announced closure of Olympia Medical Center in Los Angeles

Registered nurses at Olympia Medical Center will hold a press conference to alert the public to their fight against Alecto Healthcare Services’ intention to close their hospital as Los Angeles health care workers struggle to provide patient care and health officials report zero ICU capacity in the county.

California Nurses Association
January 16, 2021
Joe Biden

Nurses applaud Biden’s American Rescue Plan

National Nurses United praised President-Elect Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, which he announced this evening.

National Nurses United
January 14, 2021
Olympia Medical Center nurses

Nurses Welcome LA County Call to Delay Closure of Olympia Medical Center, RNs Urge UCLA Health to Act

The California Nurses Association today welcomed a request by Los Angeles County’s Emergency Medical Services Agency to operators of Olympia Medical Center (OMC) to delay the hospital closure “for a minimum of six months.”

California Nurses Association
January 14, 2021
Nurses at HCA’s Mission Hospital hold signs for safe staffing and optimal PPE

Mission RNs to Seek Health and Safety Protections As Negotiations Open for First Union Contract

Four months after voting by 70 percent to form a union, registered nurses at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC will begin negotiations with hospital management today for a first collective bargaining contract.

National Nurses Organizing Committee-North Carolina/National Nurses United
January 14, 2021