From verbal threats and being kicked, or bitten—to experiencing life-threatening or fatal injuries—nurses are no strangers to workplace violence. And it only seems to be getting worse. In 2014, NNU nurses in California won landmark legislation requiring all hospitals to have a workplace violence plan. NNU is also fighting for workplace violence prevention programs on all fronts, including collective bargaining and regulatory and legislative arenas.
- Brigham Shooting Sheds New Light on Hospital Violence Legislation
- Nurses Want Solution to ‘Epidemic’ of Workplace Violence
- Nurses Rally Saying Workplace Violence is an Epidemic
- RNs Welcome Gov. Brown’s Approval of CNA-Backed Bill to Step Up Hospital Violence Prevention
Legislation and Regulations
Wins in California