Long Beach Nurses

Registered Nurses Applaud Long Beach City Council’s Vote Allowing Community Hospital Long Beach to Reopen

Registered nurses at Community Hospital Long Beach (CHLB) applaud the Long Beach City Council’s vote to approve a long-term lease agreement, which paves the way for the reopening of the hospital, announced California Nurses Association today.

California Nurses Association
October 16, 2019
Nurses rally for community hospitals

Newsom’s Veto of AB 1014 Puts Patients and Communities At Risk

Governor Gavin Newsom’s decision to veto AB 1014, a modest bill to require hospitals to give more notice before closing hospitals, is an appalling act of political cowardice.

California Nurses Association
October 13, 2019
 Good Samaritan Hospital

Nurses at Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center in San Jose Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify New Contract

Registered nurses at Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center in San Jose overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract, announced California Nurses Association (CNA) today.

California Nurses Association
September 18, 2019
RN Tim Thomas

California hospitals have spent decades delaying seismic upgrades. What’s the human cost?

One moment, Tim Thomas, an operating room registered nurse at northern California’s Watsonville Community Hospital, was talking with a colleague, in a hospital office. The next moment, he had been thrown from his chair. Books flew from shelves, and as the building twisted, its door locks activated.

Bonnie Castillo , Executive Director of National Nurses United
August 19, 2019
Mary-Jane Perry, RN

RNs Skip Thanksgiving to Provide Aid and Relief to Camp Fire Victims

When Mary-Jane Perry’s four children and husband sit down for Thanksgiving with the grandparents in Sacramento, the registered nurse won’t be dishing up the turkey.

National Nurses United
November 23, 2018



 UCSF RN shows solidarity and strength

In Pursuit of Social Justice, Unions are the Answer

Unions are where the very stuff of our survival — wages and benefits, workplace safety and workplace justice, human rights and bargaining rights — come into play. Unions are the only way working people have ever found the voice — and power — they need to fight and win against giant corporations, and the billionaires who control them.

Bonnie Castillo, RN, Executive Director of National Nurses United
September 3, 2018
Hospital closure buttons

Newsom Vetoes Hospital Closure Notification Bill, a Major CNA Priority

Dealing a major blow to some of his most forceful political supporters, Gov.

Angela Hart, Politico
October 13, 2019
Healthcare workers in operating room

Great Expectations: California’s First Steps Toward Universal Health Care

In September 2017, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom stood in front of a crowd of 1,500 nurses in San Francisco and pledged his support for bringing universal health care to California.

Capital & Main, Gabriel Thompson
December 5, 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