CNA Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on November 16, 2021
Group of five nurses inside hospital wearing protective gowns

OC nurses to hold informational picket for patient safety at West Anaheim Medical Center

Nurses say that the hospital should cancel elective surgeries because those beds and nurses are needed for other emergent patients. RNs in all medical departments are short-staffed, putting patient safety in jeopardy.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 11, 2022

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Nurses in front of Alhambra Hospital Medical Center sign hold signs calling for safe staffing and patient safety

Alhambra Hospital RNs ratify a new contract with improvements for patient safety and nurse retention

The collective bargaining agreement was the result of an almost six-month fight, which included an informational picket for patient safety and multiple other actions.

California Nurses Association
February 10, 2022


Nurse holds sign "Protect and Respect Nurses Now"

Nurses celebrate step forward for gender equity in workers compensation as CA Senate passes SB 213

Bill will ensure nurses and other health care workers are automatically presumed to be eligible for workers’ comp if they experience some common work-related conditions.

California Nurses Association
February 4, 2022


3 nurses outside hold signs "Safe Staffing Now"

Nurses at Tri-City Medical Center Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize a One-day Strike

Nurses voted by an overwhelming majority to authorize their nurse negotiators to call a one-day strike if the issues RNs raised in ongoing contract negotiations to protect their patients and improve patient care remain unresolved

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 2, 2022



Nurses vow to continue fight for CalCare because ‘we never give up on our patients’

After nurses and our allies learned that the California State Assembly failed to hold a vote on AB 1400, the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act, a bill that would establish a single-payer health system for the state, we are disappointed—but not defeated.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 1, 2022



Nurses condemn California Assembly for ‘giving up’ on bill to guarantee health care in the state

This failure by elected representatives to put patients above profits at a time when it’s more clear than ever before that health care must be a right.

California Nurses Association
January 31, 2022

Nurses outside hold CalCare signs

California Nurses Association celebrates major milestone toward winning guaranteed health care in the state

AB 1400, the CalCare bill, moves to the full Assembly for a vote.

California Nurses Association
January 20, 2022

Seton Medical Center nurses holding sign "Staff up for safe care: End crisis care now"

AHMC Seton Medical Center nurses to hold virtual press conference for safe staffing

Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, nurses from AHMC Seton Medical Center will hold a virtual press conference to demand the hospital address ongoing staffing and patient safety issues highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

California Nurses Association
January 19, 2022

UC Davis nurses with fists raised and stickers "Staff up for safe care. End crisis care now"

UC Davis Medical Center nurses to hold a virtual press conference to demand necessary resources for safe patient care

UCDMC nurses will speak out about safe patient care, safe staffing issues, and a recent attempt by the hospital to force nurses to work while Covid-positive.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 14, 2022


Person holding heart CalCare sign and placing flag on car.

Nurses praise Assembly Health Committee passage of guaranteed health care bill as ‘hope for California’

CNA today congratulated the Assembly Health Committee chair and committee members for approving the single-payer Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (CalCare), AB 1400 Tuesday night.

California Nurses Association
January 12, 2022