California Nurses Association
Kaiser LAMC nurses hold one-day strike for patient safety
Nurses at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles are striking on June 23, 2022. The nurses say they are compelled to strike in response to Kaiser’s refusal to address their deep concerns about patient care and safe staffing.
Contra Costa County nurses ratify contract improving patient safety and nurse retention
The major wins in the contract include enhanced patient protections, safe staffing, infection control issues, and economic gains to improve staff recruitment and retention.
Henry Mayo Newhall nurses ratify new three-year agreement
On April 26, registered nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, Calif., ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.
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Organize with the California Nurses Association to improve workplace standards through collective bargaining, reform national health care legislation, and make a difference for you and your patients.
Home All Alone: Assessing the Risks of the Acute Hospital Care at Home Trend
Health systems across the country are implementing so-called “Hospital at Home” programs. This course will analyze the drivers of this growing trend; assess the potential risks of the acute hospital care at home model to nurses, patients, and communities; and explore what the expansion of these programs could mean for the future of health care.
Moral Injury and PTSD in the Nursing Profession
This CE class will describe how the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the stress inherent in the registered nurse’s role within the current for-profit health care system. The class will explore the critical stressors, both acute and chronic, facing the profession and offer solutions to mitigate those stressors.
Post-Exposure Isolation Period for Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Variant
This scientific brief outlines the incubation period and what nurses and health care workers should do when exposed to Covid-19.
Workers’ Compensation for Health Care Workers
Learn about SB 213, a state bill that will ensure that nurses and other health care workers have “presumptive eligibility” for workers’ compensation.
Your guide to joining the RN movement.
Sutter Nurses and Health Care Workers Strike!
Nurses and health care workers at 15 facilities across Northern California held a one-day strike on April 18 to protest Sutter Health’s refusal to address their proposals about safe staffing and health and safety protection.
Home All Alone
Watch our video on how the hospital industry is peddling programs to treat acute-care patients in their homes.
National Nurse Magazine
Fighting the Good Fight: nurses across the country demand safe staffing
Nurses organize to save and reclaim Watsonville hospital for the local community
Seton nurses hold one-day strike
Nurses demand that hospital management adheres to California’s safe staffing law
California Safe Staffing Ratios
A.B. 394, the CNA-sponsored safe staffing law, has multiple provisions designed to remedy unsafe staffing in acute-care facilities. California’s safe staffing standards are based on individual patient acuity, of which the RN ratios is the minimum.
Supported California Legislation
CNA is committed to building a broad movement for transformative social change and confronting the powerful interests that dominate our economic and political system. Learn more about our supported and sponsored California legislation.
The California Nurses Association is proud to sponsor Assembly Bill 1400, the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (CalCare), which would guarantee comprehensive, high-quality health care to all California residents as a human right.
Founded in 1903, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee/AFL-CIO is a premiere organization of registered nurses and one of the nation’s fastest growing labor and professional organizations in the U.S. with more than 100,000 members in hospitals, clinics, and home health agencies in all 50 states.
The Caregiver Healthcare Employees Union is an independent union formed in 2001 by hospital employees to win strong union representation, better benefits, and improved conditions for employees and patients. It is an affiliate of CNA.
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