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California Nurses Association Celebrates New Funding for State’s Nurse Workforce

CNA today applauded the state Legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom for signing into law A.B. 128, which includes a one-time $10 million infusion into the Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Program.

California Nurses Association
July 28, 2021

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USC nurses to hold two-day strike for patient safety

Registered nurses at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif. will hold a two-day strike on July 13 and July 14 to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about unsafe staffing conditions.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 13, 2021

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California Nurses Say, ‘Don’t let hospitals delay seismic safety protections again’

The California Nurses Association (CNA) today condemned the California Hospital Association (CHA), with the assistance of their political allies, for trying to remove seismic safety laws that would require hospitals to remain functional after an earthquake.

California Nurses Association
July 12, 2021


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Still deadly pandemic is worst time to close a Los Angeles hospital

Amid a still raging Covid-19 pandemic the timing could not be worse for the rush to close another Los Angeles hospital.

Cathy Kennedy, RN
February 12, 2021

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Why I am striking

Everyone in San Joaquin County needs to know why the county’s nurses are striking.

Marisa Lozano, RN
October 9, 2020

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Hundreds of union nurses convene online to call for transformative change

To claim our power, hundreds of nurses came together online Sept. 9–12, along with some incredible activists and allies, during the first-ever virtual convention for the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC). The convention, entitled “Year of the nurse,” underscored how deeply our struggles are united, across states, across backgrounds, and even around the world, as we fight for transformative change.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
September 15, 2020