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UCSF nurses hold signs in support of safe staffing.

UCSF Mission Bay nurses rally to demand immediate action on safe staffing for patients

On February 27, nurses from University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Health Mission Bay will hold a rally to shed light on worsening conditions inside the medical center that the university has continuously refused to address.

California Nurses Association
February 26, 2024

Two City of Hope nurses holding sign "Staff up! For safe care. End crisis care now."

City of Hope nurses to hold candlelight vigil to win a fair contract with strong patient safety language

RNs at City of Hope National Medical Center, in Duarte, Calif. will hold a candlelight vigil on Friday, Feb. 23 to highlight patient safety concerns, including short staffing and the inability to take meal- and rest-period breaks daily, that they wish to resolve by winning a fair contract with strong, safe patient care provisions.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 20, 2024

Two nurses on picket line smiling

Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital in Marina del Rey, Calif., voted in favor of ratifying a new four-year contract on Feb. 16, 2024, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.

California Nurses Association
February 20, 2024

Nurse holding up sign that reads "We are here for our patients."

Oroville Hospital nurses to hold informational picket to protest short-staffing, erosion of patient care standards, and deteriorating working conditions

Registered nurses at Oroville Hospital in Oroville, California, will hold an informational picket on Thursday, February 15, to protest chronic short-staffing conditions that jeopardize patient care and lead to high turnover and the loss of experienced nurses.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 14, 2024

Rep. Ash Kalra (AD 25), Sen. Dave Cortese (SD 15) on CNA panel for CalCare

Assemblymember Ash Kalra, California Nurses Association introduce CalCare legislation

AB 2200 would enact a comprehensive framework of governance, benefits, program standards, and health care cost controls for a single-payer health care coverage system in California, guaranteeing comprehensive, high-quality health care for all Californians as a human right.

California Nurses Association
February 7, 2024

Group of 9 nurses smiling, one holds signs "Respect Nurses, Our Patients, Our Communitites

California Nurses Association statement on San Benito County Health Care District’s proposal to promote interim CEO, Mary Casillas

As nurses who are extremely concerned about the well-being of our community and patients at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital, we are appalled and outraged that the San Benito Health Care District has chosen this time to elevate Mary Casillas’ status from interim to permanent CEO and offer a salary that would amount to greater than 30 percent increase in her salary. 

California Nurses Association
January 24, 2024

Large group of smiling nurses outside Desert Regional Medical Center

Desert Regional nurses to deliver community petition demanding Tenet address serious patient safety concerns

Registered nurses at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., will present the Desert Healthcare District Board a community petition with more than 1,600 signatories and more than 400 postcards from nurses at the district’s special meeting on Monday, Jan. 22.

California Nurses Association
January 18, 2024

Group of nurses in hallway

Antelope Valley nurses to hold rally for patient safety

Registered nurses at Antelope Valley Medical Center in Lancaster, Calif., will hold a rally on Thursday, Jan. 4 to highlight their patient safety concerns, including chronic short-staffing, management’s failure to meet California’s mandatory minimum RN-to-patient ratios, and retaliation against RNs advocating for safe patient care.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 3, 2024

Nurses holding signs in front of Cedars-Sinai "Some cuts don't heal" and "Nurses demand a fair contract now"

Registered nurses at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital to hold three-day strike

Registered nurses at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital in Marina del Rey, Calif. will hold a three-day strike starting Dec. 24, 2023. Currently in contract negotiations, striking nurses will protest Cedars-Sinai management’s attempts to take away nurses’ bargaining rights.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 21, 2023

Group of five nurses outside Seton Medical Center, holding signs "Seton RNs Demand Safe Staffing"

Daly City nurses to hold informational picket against drastic health care cuts at AHMC Seton

Seton Medical Center (Seton) nurses in Daly City, Calif. will hold an informational picket on Dec. 12, 2023 to protest their employer’s drastic health care cuts, among other actions, that could exacerbate the hospital’s persistent recruitment and retention issues.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 10, 2023