ValleyCare RNs celebrate

Stanford ValleyCare, Pleasanton RNs Vote by 62 Percent to Join California Nurses Association/NNU

Citing the desire for improved patient care conditions, registered nurses at Stanford Health Care’s ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton, CA voted by 62 percent Wednesday night to join the state’s largest RN union, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United.

California Nurses Association
April 19, 2018
We Are Here For Our Patients

CNA Applauds First Vote on Bill to Strengthen Public Protections in Advance of Hospital and ER Closures

A bill to strengthen requirements for public notice and other requirements prior to hospital and emergency room closures or other major health services cuts passed its first legislative test late Tuesday afternoon in the California Assembly Health Committee.

California Nurses Association
April 18, 2018
Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich

Nurses Endorse Elrich for Montgomery County Executive, Brooks, Hucker, Meitiv, & Wilhelm for County Council

The National Nurses Organizing Committee today announced its endorsement of Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich for County Executive and at-large Council candidates Brandy Brooks, Danielle Meitiv, and Chris Wilhelm, and Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker for re-election in District 5 (Silver Spring/Takoma Park).

National Nurses United
April 17, 2018
Without Teachers We Wouldn't Be Nurses

NNU Offers Encouragement for Teacher Walkouts

National Nurses United today offered praise and encouragement for teachers engaged in a growing protest movement from West Virginia to Arizona.

National Nurses United
April 11, 2018
Michael Lighty, Director of Public Policy for California Nurses Association

A Conversation with Michael Lighty - A Labor-Based Movement For Medicare for All

Join us for this special edition podcast with Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, Michael Lighty. In Michael’s article he notes, the labor movement exists to stop money from being the metric of value and power. Healthcare is exhibit A for money as the metric (see Elizabeth Rosenthal’s book, “American Sickness”).

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
April 3, 2018