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John Muir Behavioral Health Center RNs Vote to Join CNA

Registered nurses at John Muir Behavioral Health Center in Concord, Calif., have voted by 62 percent to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, choosing to affiliate with the state’s largest RN labor union.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 25, 2021

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Antelope Valley nurses to speak out at board of directors meeting and deliver petition of ‘no confidence’ in hospital CEO Edward Mirzabegian

Antelope Valley Hospital registered nurses will speak out at tomorrow’s Antelope Valley Healthcare District Board of Directors’ meeting and deliver a petition of “no confidence” in AVH CEO Edward Mirzabegian. Nurses are calling on the board of directors to hold the hospital administration accountable for staffing and safe patient care amid ongoing contract negotiations.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 23, 2021

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Nurses call off strike as San Joaquin County agrees to bargain in good faith to reach agreement on contract

Registered nurses in San Joaquin County’s health system have temporarily called off the three-day strike, that was set to start on Feb. 27, as the county stated that it is committed to bargain in good faith to reach a final contract agreement.

California Nurses Association
February 22, 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

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California is rolling back protections for frontline workers. This is wrong and dangerous

As California struggles with record infections, hospitalizations and deaths, it’s hard to imagine that hospital industry executives, with the cooperation of state regulators, would come up with a plan to make conditions worse. Sadly, they have.

Zenei Cortez
December 28, 2020

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Nurses renew push for longer hospital closure warning despite Newsom veto

The California Nurses Association is back this year with legislation requiring more advance warning for hospital closures, a proposal that Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed last year.

Angela Hart, Politico
February 4, 2020

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Newsom ramps up state involvement in PG&E future, assigns top aides to tackle energy

Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his strongest actions yet on Pacific Gas & Electric, said the state is stepping up its involvement in the troubled company's future, including what could be dramatic intervention to restructure PG&E.

Colby Bermel, Politico
November 2, 2019