CNA press releases

Submitted by ADonahue on November 16, 2021
Nurses in hallway holding signs "Patients First in the Community" "Patients First in the Hospital"

Hayward nurses to hold informational picket to demand safe staffing at St. Rose Hospital

Registered nurses at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, Calif. will hold an informational picket on Friday, Feb. 3 to protest chronic short staffing at the facility and to voice their deep concerns about staff retention.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 1, 2023

Large group of nurses outside hospital hold signs "Staff Up for Safe Care"

Nurses look forward after year of achievements – new year begins with national day of action for safe staffing

Following a year of major contract gains across the country, nurses are pledging to step up actions to demand the hospital industry end their profession’s staffing crisis by providing safe numbers of nurses to care for patients.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
January 25, 2023

Group of four nurses outside hold signs "Staff up for safe patient care"

California nurses will rally to uphold nation’s highest safe staffing standards

Thousands of registered nurse members of California Nurses Association will hold actions on Thursday, Jan. 26, to demand that, instead of scheming to evade and undermine the state’s nearly 20-year-old safe staffing law, the hospital industry immediately provides appropriate numbers of nurses so that RNs can protect their patients, their profession, and their communities.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 24, 2023

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Concord nurses to hold informational picket about staffing crisis

Registered nurses at the John Muir Behavioral Health Center in Concord, Calif., will hold an informational picket on to raise awareness of chronic understaffing and high turnover rates at the hospital.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 20, 2023

Nurses marching holding sign "Sutter RNs on strike"

Alta Bates Summit nurses to hold strike in Oakland and Berkeley

RNs at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center will hold a strike from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2 to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about working conditions, continuing education, and benefits.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 23, 2022

Three nurses inside hospital hold signs "Patients First"

Hazel Hawkins nurses demand the hospital and county commit to maintain a full-service hospital without cuts to staffing and that preserves the community’s access to care

Hazel Hawkins is the only hospital in Hollister, a city of 43,000 people, and serves all of San Benito County. Last year, the hospital’s emergency room treated more than 21,000 patients.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 21, 2022

Group of nurses outside hold signs "Sutter RNs on Strike"

Alta Bates Summit nurses give notice they plan to strike, starting Dec. 24

Nurses at Sutter Health’s Alta Bates Summit Medical Center gave notice that they will hold a strike to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ concerns about working conditions, continuing education, and benefits.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 14, 2022

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21,000 Northern California Kaiser nurses ratify new four-year contract with strong recruitment, retention, and patient safety provisions

Union nurses at 21 Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities voted over the past two weeks to ratify the new agreement.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 5, 2022

Two nurses outside, one holds sign "There's No Kaiser Without Nurses"

Los Angeles Kaiser nurses ratify five-year contract with strong health and safety measures

1,000 union nurses at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center voted to ratify new contract with infectious disease protections and workplace violence safety measures.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 23, 2022

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Providence Saint John’s nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 22, 2022