CNA Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on November 16, 2021
Health care workers hold signs calling for patient safety

Nurses, caregivers hold virtual press conference to demand Palomar Health put patients first

Registered nurses and caregivers will hold a virtual press conference to affirm their commitment to safe patient care conditions.

California Nurses Association/Caregiver and Healthcare Employees Union
September 10, 2021

• CNA, • CHEU

Nurse holding sign at rally "Save Lives: Safe Staffing Now"

Tri-City Medical Center RNs to hold community rally to address safe staffing, and nurse recruitment and retention concerns

Nurses will hold a community rally at Tri-City Medical Center Hospital in Oceanside, Calif., to express ongoing concerns about safe staffing and improvements needed to retain experienced RNs and recruit new nurses to improve patient care.

California Nurses Association
September 9, 2021

Nurse in hospital hold signs "Safe Staffing Saves Lives"

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

Registered nurses from UCSF Medical Center will hold a virtual press conference to demand the university address ongoing staffing and patient safety issues.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
September 3, 2021

• CNA

Nurses on strike on street, one with mask "Save Lives"

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

Registered nurses at Dignity Health facilities reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract, covering more than 14,000 RN members in California and Nevada.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/California Nurses Association
August 27, 2021

• CNA, • NNOC

Group of masked nurses inside hospital

Centinela Hospital Nurses to hold informational picket for patient safety

Registered nurses at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood, Calif. will hold an informational picket to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about unsafe staffing conditions

California Nurses Association
August 15, 2021

• CNA

Nurses outside mission hospital hold signs calling for safe staffing

San Jose RNs Reach Agreement with HCA to Tackle Long-Term Safe Staffing Concerns

Registered nurses at two San Jose hospitals have reached an agreement with HCA officials that nurses say will help address serious staffing problems that have plagued the hospitals for months.

California Nurses Association
August 2, 2021

• CNA

Nurses hold signs "Nurses essential for patient care"

California Nurses Association Celebrates New Funding for State’s Nurse Workforce

CNA today applauded the state Legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom for signing into law A.B. 128, which includes a one-time $10 million infusion into the Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Program.

California Nurses Association
July 28, 2021

Support USC Nurses

USC nurses to hold two-day strike for patient safety

Registered nurses at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif. will hold a two-day strike on July 13 and July 14 to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about unsafe staffing conditions.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 13, 2021

Seismograph overlaying map of California.

California Nurses Say, ‘Don’t let hospitals delay seismic safety protections again’

The California Nurses Association (CNA) today condemned the California Hospital Association (CHA), with the assistance of their political allies, for trying to remove seismic safety laws that would require hospitals to remain functional after an earthquake.

California Nurses Association
July 12, 2021

• CNA

City of Hope RNs inside hosptial

RNs at City of Hope ratify new contract aimed at bolstering patient safety during Covid-19 pandemic

Registered nurses at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, Calif. have overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract.

California Nurses Association
July 12, 2021