CNA Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on November 16, 2021
Five nurses in hospital wearing stickers that read "Safe Staffing Now"

Sutter Solano Nurses to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Demand Safe Working Environment for Patients and Staff

Nurses say chronic short staffing and a lack of resources has contributed to moral injury on the job while Sutter Health continues to turn a profit.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 5, 2021

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Large group of nurses outside hospital with fists raised

Sutter Roseville nurses to hold candlelight vigil at shift change to demand safe staffing

Nurses say chronic short staffing and a lack of resources has contributed to moral injury on the job while Sutter Health continues to turn a profit.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 5, 2021

• CNA

Patient of color looking out of hospital window

California nurses welcome signing of bill to tackle implicit bias in nursing education as step forward on racial health disparity

CNA welcomed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature enacting landmark legislation to require implicit bias education and training for nursing students and new graduates in California, an important step in addressing persistent racial disparities, particularly in health care.

California Nurses Association
October 4, 2021

California Nurses Association with logo

Doctors Medical RNs picket Oct. 5 to protest unsafe staffing

RNs demand that the medical center step up its efforts to recruit and retain registered nurses.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 4, 2021

• CNA

Group of Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital nurses inside hospital

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital nurses demand safe staffing

Nurses say despite repeated appeals, the hospital is failing to provide much needed resources and staff, which jeopardizes patient care.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 2, 2021

CNA logo

Doctors Hospital of Manteca RNs vote by 94 percent to join CNA

When the ballots were counted today, a total of 121 RNs voted to join CNA, with just 8 votes for "no union."

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
September 30, 2021

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Nurses in front of Good Samaritan Hospital sign with masks "Save lives"

Los Angeles nurses to hold action for patient safety

RNs at PIH Health-Good Samaritan Hospital, in Los Angeles, Calif. will hold an action Wednesday, Sept. 29 to highlight their patient safety concerns, including short staffing, lack of break relief, and the hospital’s unwillingness to address retention and recruitment problems among staff.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
September 27, 2021

Four Keck nurses inside hospital wearing masks

Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital ratify a new contract with protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention

The agreement ratified by the nurses on Sept. 21, was the result of a 10-month-long fight.

California Nurses Association
September 22, 2021

Nurses in hospital wearing stickers calling for safe staffing ratios

More than 14,000 nurses ratify agreement with Dignity Health on four-year contract

The agreement includes health and safety protections for nurses and patients.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
September 20, 2021

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Davis nurses outside holding signs "UC Nurses Demand Safe Staffing"

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

Registered nurses at UCDMC will hold a virtual press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
September 17, 2021