CNA Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on November 16, 2021
Nurses hold signs "Save Lives" and variations "Hands Off Our Ratios" "Safe Staffing Now" "PPE Now"

San Bernardino County Nurses Ratify a New Contract with Protections to Improve Patient Safety and Nurse Retention

Registered nurses in San Bernardino County, California, voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.

California Nurses Association
July 3, 2021

RNs outside of Southern California Hospital Culver City

Culver City nurses to hold informational picket for patient safety

Registered nurses at Southern California Hospital – Culver City (SCHCC) will hold an informational picket tomorrow, to protest the hospital’s recent decision to violate their union contract, impose unsafe scheduling practices, and ignore much needed safety repairs and upgrades to the facility.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 29, 2021

Tri-City Medical Center RN's outside hospital

Tri-City Medical Center RNs to Hold Public Action to Address Safe Staffing, and Nurse Recruitment and Retention Concerns

Registered nurses will hold a public action on Tuesday, June 22, at Tri-City Medical Center Hospital in, Oceanside, Calif., to express ongoing concerns about safe staffing and improvements they say the hospital needs to retain experienced RNs and recruit new nurses.

California Nurses Association
June 21, 2021

Nurse holding sign "Workplace Violence puts everyone at risk"

UCSF Medical Center nurses to hold action on workplace violence prevention

On Thursday, June 17, CNA nurses from UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will speak out against the hospital’s failure to keep patients and staff safe, both inside and outside of the workplace.

California Nurses Association
June 16, 2021

Alex Padilla at podium

National Nurses United Endorses Alex Padilla for U.S. Senate

National Nurses United today announced its endorsement of Alex Padilla for U.S. Senate in California.

National Nurses United
June 16, 2021

Nurse holding sign "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

California Nurses Association implores the public to keep on masking even after state drops most infection control measures against Covid-19

Even though the state of California is prematurely lifting on June 15 almost all public health infection control restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the California Nurses Association (CNA) urges the public to voluntarily adhere to multiple measures of protection, including the simple, cheap, and accessible practice of wearing a facemask.

California Nurses Association
June 14, 2021

Nurses outside hospital hold signs "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

Nurses cite gender bias in Senate rejection of bill to ensure workers compensation for healthcare workers

The California Nurses Association today criticized California state Senators who defeated a bill ensuring workers compensation for predominantly female nurses and other healthcare workers harmed on the job the same protections provided to male dominated professions with gender bias.

California Nurses Association
June 4, 2021

South Coast Global RNs

Registered nurses at three KPC Health hospitals in Orange County ratify new three-year labor contract

Registered nurses at KPC Health’s three Orange County facilities, Anaheim Global, Chapman Global, and South Coast Global hospitals, have ratified a new three-year contract which includes new infectious disease and workplace violence protections.

California Nurses Association
June 4, 2021

Enloe RN's hold picket for a fair contract

California Nurses Association Nurses at Enloe Medical Center Ratify New Labor Contract

Registered nurses at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif. on May 27 overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year labor contract that nurses say will provide important patients care improvements, as well as gains in long term benefits to help with retention of nurses.

California Nurses Association
June 3, 2021

Good Samaritan RNs hold signs calling for safe staffing

HCA’s Good Samaritan RNs Set Public Action Tuesday, June 1 Over Ongoing Safe Staffing Concerns

Registered nurses at HCA’s Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose will hold an action Tuesday, June 1 to alert the public about the hospital’s ongoing failure to address inadequate staffing, especially in the intensive care unit, which they say puts patients at risk.

California Nurses Association
May 31, 2021