Sutter Health Alta Bates

Assembly bill could stall Sutter Health hospital closure in Berkeley

As Sutter Health plans to transfer Berkeley’s only emergency medical center to its Oakland campus, Assemblymember Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, authored a bill that puts more hurdles in the process for closing state health facilities.

By Sam Levin, The Daily Californian
April 25, 2018
CLA RNs voting on proposed sympathy strike support

University of California RNs Voting This Week on Possible Sympathy Strike with Other UC Employees

University of California registered nurses are voting this week on whether to authorize a “sympathy strike” in solidarity with another UC union if its members choose to go on strike over their collective bargaining contract dispute.

California Nurses Association
April 25, 2018
Patient Safety Comes From Union Strength

RN Jane Sandoval Talks About Recently Enacted Workplace Protection Rules

California healthcare employers are required by law to have comprehensive, unit-specific workplace violence prevention plans in place by April 1, 2018. National Nurses United and California Nurses Association fought long and hard for these protections.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
April 24, 2018
Kaiser South San Francisco RNs after voting to affirm new contract

Kaiser RNs/NPs Ratify New Accord, Cite Safe Staffing Gains, Protection of RN Standards

In a series of membership meetings held throughout Northern and Central California, Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new five-year collect

California Nurses Association
April 23, 2018
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