CNA press releases

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WHHS nurses gathered holding signs in support of safe staffing.

Fremont nurses to protest unsafe patient care proposals and cuts to health care benefits

Registered nurses at Washington Hospital in Fremont, California, will hold an informational picket on Monday, November 13 to protest unsafe and disrespectful proposals put forward by management during contract negotiations.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 10, 2023

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

Watsonville Community Hospital nurses to picket Monday for patient safety, retention, and recruitment

Nurses at Watsonville Community Hospital will hold an informational picket on Monday, Nov. 13, to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about safe staffing, patient safety, retention, and recruitment.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 10, 2023

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Los Angeles nurses demand Nursing Executive Officer accountability to protect patients

Registered nurses who work at Dignity Health’s California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., will hold a rally and speak-out to demand accountability and immediate course correction of the Chief Nursing Executive Officer.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 3, 2023

Hazel Hawkins RNs hold signs at town hall

San Benito County report bolsters RNs’ assertion that Hazel Hawkins "does not need to be in bankruptcy or sold"

RNs at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital plan to address the San Benito County Board of Supervisors at their Oct. 24, 2023, meeting as the county’s hired consultant will present its report, including findings and recommendations on the future of the hospital to the board.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 20, 2023

Nurse holding sign that reads "Safe staffing Saves Lives"

Redding nurses and health care workers to protest Shasta Regional Medical Center’s safe staffing law violations

Registered nurses and health care workers at Prime Healthcare’s Shasta Regional Medical Center (SRMC) in Redding, Calif., will picket on Tuesday, Oct. 24, to protest management’s proposed staffing scheme because it violates California’s safe staffing law and jeopardizes patient care.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union
October 20, 2023

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California Nurses Association: Gov. Newsom betrays nurses and CalCare movement by signing S.B. 770

Sandy Reding, RN and president of California Nurses Association – the state’s largest union of registered nurses and fiercest advocates for single-payer health care – issued the following statement denouncing the signing of S.B. 770.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 7, 2023

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California Nurses Association celebrates new workplace protections from surgical smoke in hospitals signed into law by Gov. Newsom

California Nurses Association celebrates Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signing of A.B. 1007, a bill that requires the development and adoption of enforceable workplace health and safety protections from surgical smoke in California hospitals, authored by Assemblymember Liz Ortega and sponsored by CNA.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 7, 2023

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Apple Valley RNs ratify new contract with improvements for patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, Calif., have overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new three-year union contract with hospital management, the culmination of a campaign persuading Providence management to invest in patient care improvements at the hospital.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
September 30, 2023

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San Pedro nurses ratify a new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and staff retention

In a resounding victory for patient care, nurses at Providence Little Company Mary Medical Center in San Pedro, Calif., have overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year union contract with hospital management.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
September 30, 2023

UCSD La Jolla nurses holding banner that reads "Patient safety comes from union strength!"

UCSD nurses to protest unsafe overcrowding in emergency department

Registered nurses at UCSD Health Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, Calif., will hold a rally on Wednesday, Sept. 27 to demand an end to UC management’s unsafe practice of placing emergency room patients in hallways and areas that are not properly equipped or staffed. At times, there are as many as 75 patients who do not have a bed.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
September 25, 2023