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Large group of people in park standing and sitting in front of CalCare banner, some holding CalCare signs

Nurses condemn California Assembly committee for failing to pass CalCare

California Nurses Association members condemned the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee for capitulating to corporate health care and failing to pass A.B. 2200,  the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act, also known as CalCare, at a time when public health programs are being drastically cut and a comprehensive, high-quality single payer program would be many Californians’ only lifeline for care.

California Nurses Association
May 16, 2024

Group of nurses marching towards CA Capitol building, holding banner "Patients over Profits"

California nurses to march and rally at state capitol for California Nurses Association lobbying day May 14

Registered nurses from across California will march and rally in Sacramento, Calif., on May 14 ahead of lobby visits with lawmakers at the state capitol to discuss nurses’ priority legislation.

California Nurses Association
May 10, 2024

Nurses in front of state capitol building holding banners and signs: "Insist on an RN"

Washington Hospital nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at Washington Hospital in Fremont, Calif., voted in favor of ratifying a new four-year contract winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention at their facility.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
May 4, 2024

Nurse stands in front of TV camera, others stand behind

Tri-City nurses to hold speak-out highlighting issues that jeopardize patient and staff safety

Registered nurses who work in acute care inpatient and outpatient units with the Tri-City Healthcare District in Oceanside, Calif., will hold a speak-out to demand hospital and district officials address ongoing staffing and health and safety concerns.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 30, 2024

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

Bakersfield Memorial nurses to hold informational picket for safe patient care

Registered nurses at Dignity Health’s Bakersfield Memorial Hospital will hold an informational picket on Thursday, May 2, to stand in solidarity against the hospital administration’s refusal to address RNs’ serious patient care concerns.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 30, 2024

Large group of smiling nurses outside Desert Regional Medical Center

Desert Regional RNs demand District Board use all available means to pressure Tenet to release financial information

Registered nurses at Desert Regional Medical Center are calling on the Desert Healthcare District Board to use all available means to pressure Tenet Healthcare to release financial information that would allow the board to solicit offers from other potential operators who could take over management of the hospital.

California Nurses Association
April 29, 2024

Washington Hospital nurses hold signs in support of a fair contract

Washington Hospital nurses reach tentative agreement for a historic new contract, planned strike is averted

Registered nurses at Washington Hospital in Fremont, California, reached a tentative agreement with management over the weekend, averting a one-day strike. The new agreement addresses nurses’ key concerns around retention and recruitment of RNs within the healthcare district, improving patient care and working conditions for nurses at Washington Hospital.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 29, 2024

Large group of people standing in front of CalCare banner, holding CalCare signs

California nurses, labor groups, and activists celebrate California Assembly Health Committee advancing CalCare bill from committee

Members of the California Nurses Association, other labor unions, advocacy groups, elected officials and activists praised the Assembly Health Committee’s vote to move forward the single-payer health care bill.

California Nurses Association
April 24, 2024

Large group of activists in park holding CalCare signs and banner

California nurses and activists to rally in support of CalCare

Ahead of Health Committee hearing, members of the California Nurses Association, other labor unions, advocacy groups, and members of the California State Assembly will gather at Cesar Chavez Park.

California Nurses Association
April 19, 2024

Nurses marching holding signs "Trust Nurses, Not AI" and "Patients Are Not Algorithms"

California Nurses Association demand patient safeguards against artificial intelligence technology

Hundreds of registered nurses and members of California Nurses Association will hold a protest at Kaiser Permanente's San Francisco Medical Center to highlight their patient safety concerns about artificial intelligence technology and the hospital industry’s rush to implement untested and unregulated AI.

California Nurses Association
April 18, 2024