Rally in advance of supreme court decision

RNs Say Anti-Worker Court Ruling Will Not Silence Their Voices to Act to Protect Patients, Communities

The Supreme Court decision today to roll back decades of union and worker rights in Janus v. AFSCME poses a significant threat to patient safety as well as worker and community health and economic standards.

National Nurses United
June 27, 2018
Save CHLB nurse

Nurses Say MemorialCare Reneges On Pledge to Work With New Operator to Save Community Hospital Long Beach from Closing

Registered nurses at Community Hospital Long Beach are saddened to learn that MemorialCare is backpedaling on their prior commitment to ensure a “warm hand off” to a new operator of Community Hospital Long Beach (CHLB) to prevent it from closing its emergency room on June 25th and the entire hospital on July 3rd.

California Nurses Association
June 19, 2018
Alhambra Hospital Nurses voting to Strike 6-9-2018

Alhambra Nurses Vote by 97 Percent to Authorize Strike

Registered nurses at Alhambra Hospital Medical Center (AHMC) conducted strike votes this week, after over a year of failure of management to come to the table over serious patient care issues—and the result was a resounding 97 percent yes vote

California Nurses Association
June 13, 2018
LA oil field map

Nurses Stand up for Public Health at STAND-LA Community Forum on Oil Extraction

On July 12, Tveen Kirkpatrick, RN, from Keck Hospital, University of Southern California, and Guss Mata, RN, of Kaiser Sunset attended the STAND-LA community forum.

California Nurses Association
July 13, 2018
Protester from Poor Peoples' Campaign

California has the world’s fifth-largest economy. Fix taxes to fix wealth disparity

To listen to the doom and gloom crowd, starting in the Oval Office, California resembles a failed nation with burdensome taxes on the state’s highest income residents, and badly misplaced priorities.

Bonnie Castillo, Special to The Sacramento Bee
July 5, 2018
Nurses marching to state capitol

Your Handy Guide to CNA Lobby Day, 2018

Sporting red scrub top? (And sometimes red sneakers, red earrings, and red fingernails.) Check.

May 2, 2018
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
UC nurses protest working conditions

Ani Gasparyan: UC’s nursing retirement plan jeopardizes patient, workplace safety

You would expect the nation’s top-tier hospitals to not just be invested in maintaining quality patient care, but also in cultivating a healthy work environment. The University of California’s treatment of its nurses suggests otherwise.

Ani Gasparyan, Daily Bruin
March 7, 2018
RoseAnn DeMoro with Senator Bernie Sanders

California nurses union leader RoseAnn DeMoro retiring, but remains ‘on call’

Sen. Bernie Sanders calls her “very tough” and “an invaluable ally.” Longtime consumer advocate Ralph Nader praises her as “the greatest labor organizer of her time.” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka admires her “iron will.” Filmmaker Michael Moore says she is “the pain-in-the-ass labor leader all workers need fighting for them.”

Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle
March 4, 2018