CNA Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on November 16, 2021
St. Mary's nurses at a nursing station

St. Mary’s nurses charge unsafe staffing is jeopardizing patient care

RNs at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco, Calif., will hold an informational picket on Mon., Aug. 15, to alert the public to chronic short staffing across the hospital which jeopardizes patient safety.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
August 11, 2022

Large group of nurses and community holding signs calling for safe staffing

Saint Joseph Hospital nurses to hold informational picket to protest unsafe staffing and missing pay

Saint Joseph nurses say Providence is violating California’s safe staffing law, which mandates safe RN-to-patient staffing ratios. Ongoing payroll errors have resulted in missing pay for hundreds of nurses.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
August 9, 2022

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Nurses outside hospital with signs: "Staff up for safe care, end crisis care now"

Nurses vote overwhelmingly to approve new master contract covering 3,700 RNs at Tenet hospitals throughout California

RNs at Tenet hospitals throughout California voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
August 9, 2022

Five nurses in hospital hallway

Nurses and health care workers call on Sutter Health to correct egregious payroll errors and provide remedies to all affected workers

Since July 1, when Sutter implemented its new payroll system, Workday, numerous errors continue, including missing pay and inaccurate pay rates.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union
August 5, 2022

• CNA, • CHEU

Two nurses inside hospital hold signs "Staff Up For Safe Care"

RNs at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, part of mega chain CommonSpirit Health, alert community members to persistently unsafe conditions at facility

They are asking residents to help them win improvements in care by contacting the hospital Chief Nursing Officer.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
August 3, 2022

• CNA, • NNU

Group on nurses inside hospital hold raised fists

Santa Monica nurses to hold an informational picket to demand safe patient care

Registered nurses at Providence Saint John’s Health Center will hold an informational picket to protest the administration’s refusal to address chronic short staffing, which jeopardizes patient safety.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 29, 2022

Three nurses inside hospital hold signs "Patients First"

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital RNs ratify four-year contract with wins for patients, nurses

The new collective bargaining agreement was ratified on July 27 with 98 percent of RNs’ support. The board of directors of Hazel Hawkins voted unanimously to approve the new contract at their July 28 board meeting.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 28, 2022

• CNA

Large group of nurses outside hospital hold signs "Patients First"

Registered nurses at San Jose’s two HCA hospitals ratify 3-year contract with multiple provisions to improve patient care

HCA agreed to hire 34 more full-time RNs to provide meal and rest breaks for nurses. Nurses say this will improve patient care, as studies clearly show that nurses who are fatigued and exhausted are more likely to make errors.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 15, 2022

• CNA

Group of nurses inside hospital hold raised fists

University of California nurses ratify new contract covering all UC medical centers, clinics, and student health centers

The new agreement addresses key patient care and workplace safety issues while focusing resources to recognize, recruit, and retain nurses across facilities in the UC system.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 9, 2022

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Long Beach Medical Center/Miller’s Children’s & Women’s Hospital nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

The three-year contract covers 2,000 nurses for the period from June 24, 2022 to June 24, 2025.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 29, 2022

• CNA, • NNU