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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

Large groups of nurses outside Watsonville Community Hospital holding signs "Fair Contract Now"

Watsonville Community Hospital nurses ratify new contract

Registered nurses at Watsonville Community Hospital voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract. The contract – which includes protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention – is the first collective bargaining agreement since WCH became a public-sector employer following the 2021 bankruptcy fight.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 9, 2023

Nurses holding signs "Staff UP for safe care. End Crisis Care Now"

Nurses to picket hospital: Desert Regional nurses demand Tenet address patient safety concerns in NICU and “emergency” intensive care units

Registered nurses with Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif. will hold a picket on Tuesday, Dec. 12 to demand Tenet address the chronic issues that jeopardize patient care in the neonatal unit and intensive care units.

California Nurses Association
December 8, 2023

Nurses outside holding signs "Patients First in the Hospital"

Desert Regional nurses demand transparency and public input in negotiations on proposed lease and sale of critical public hospital

Registered nurses at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif. demand the Desert Healthcare District involve them and the public as the district considers or negotiates contracts regarding either the sale or lease of the public hospital.

California Nurses Association
November 27, 2023