CNA Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on November 16, 2021
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National Nurses United condemns industry plans to maximize profit by sending patients home all alone, replacing 24/7 hands-on nursing care with technology

Kaiser’s program example of massive industry drive to eliminate hospitals and nurses, endangering patients by depriving them of real nursing care.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 4, 2021

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Nurses in San Gabriel Valley and Whittier to hold informational picket to protest working conditions and remember those lost to Covid on Dia de los Muertos

Registered nurses and health care worker will hold an informational picket on Monday, Nov. 1, to protest unsafe working conditions and to remember those lost to Covid.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union
October 29, 2021

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UC Irvine Medical Center nurses to hold virtual press conference to demand UC provide safe staffing and stronger workplace protections

On Wednesday, Oct. 27, registered nurses from UC Irvine Medical Center will hold a virtual press conference to demand the university address critical, ongoing staffing and patient safety issues highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 26, 2021

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RNs at HCA’s Regional Medical Center of San Jose demand hospital adhere to California safe-staffing laws

Registered nurses at HCA’s Regional Medical Center of San Jose, will hold an informational picket on Tuesday, Oct. 26 to demand safe patient staffing and the adherence to the state-mandated nurse-to-patient laws.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 25, 2021

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Registered nurses at Emanate’s Queen of the Valley and Intercommunity Hospitals ratify new four-year contract

RNs say new agreement will increase patient safety and improve infectious disease protocols.

California Nurses Association
October 20, 2021

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Watsonville Community Hospital nurses to hold informational picket Friday, Oct. 22, to protest Prospect Medical Holdings’ dangerous short-staffing, erosion of patient care standards, deteriorating working conditions

Nurses also say they are facing reprisals for speaking out, and that nurses with vital experience are making the hard choice to leave their community hospital due to the unsafe conditions.

California Nurses Association
October 20, 2021

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Registered nurses at San Francisco’s Chinese Hospital reach tentative agreement on first union contract

Registered nurses at Chinese Hospital in San Francisco are proud to have reached a tentative agreement on their first union contract.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 12, 2021

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It’s official – Doctors Hospital of Manteca RNs are now unionized

Today the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) certified CNA/NNU to be the collective bargaining representative for registered nurses at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 12, 2021

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California nurses condemn potential end of Bay Area indoor mask mandate, call for multiple measures of infection control

CNA/NNU today condemned the announcement by health officers for nine Bay Area jurisdictions that indoor masking rules may soon be lifted in most public spaces.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 7, 2021

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Central Coast nurses to hold press conference at Sierra Vista Hospital to advocate for safe staffing

Central Coast registered nurses will gather on Thursday, Oct. 7 to express their outrage and respond publicly to a recent New Times-SLO article that quoted Rep. Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) advocating for hospitals to be given waivers on California’s landmark safe nurse-to-patient staffing law (or “ratios”)—claiming that assigning nurses far too many patients to safely care for at once, during the deadly Delta surge, is good for hospitals.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 6, 2021