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Submitted by ADonahue on October 31, 2022
Group of nurses outside with raised fists

Press releases

Registered nurses in Austin, Texas pose on strike line

Registered nurses in Texas and Kansas announce second strikes at Ascension hospitals

Registered nurses in Texas and Kansas at three Ascension hospitals gave notice today to their employer that they will hold one-day strikes on Wednesday, December 6 to protest unsafe conditions management has failed to remedy.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
November 22, 2023

Nurses picketing outside of Ascension via Christi St. Francis Hospital

Ascension nurses in Wichita to march on management

Registered nurses at Ascension via Christi St. Francis Hospital and Ascension via Christi St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita, Kan., will confront hospital management on Wednesday, Nov. 22 to protest management’s failure to bargain for fair contracts that protect patient safety and retain staff.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
November 20, 2023

Group photo of Wichita nurses outside of Ascension Via Christi St. Francis and St. Joseph hospitals.

Wichita nurses deliver petition demanding safe staffing to Ascension management

Nurses at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis and Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph hospitals in Wichita, Kansas, delivered a petition demanding a reversal of staffing cuts degrading patient care and safety.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
November 15, 2023

Large group of nurses hold signs demanding better treatment of nurses and patients by Ascension

Nurses in Wichita and Austin demand Ascension address dual crises of workplace violence and short staffing

Nurses at Ascension hospitals in Wichita, Kansas and Austin, Texas are demanding that Ascension make contractual commitments to address the dual crises of workplace violence and short staffing, which are threatening patient care at the chain’s hospitals.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
August 30, 2023

Large group of nurses outside hospitals holding various signs calling for nurse and patient safety

Ascension nurses in Wichita and Austin to demand urgent improvements to patient safety

At a public action on July 26, registered nurses at Ascension via Christi St. Joseph Hospital, Ascension via Christi St. Francis Hospital, and Ascension Seton Medical Center will deliver petitions to hospital management demanding they take urgent action to improve patient care.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 25, 2023