Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
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Union nurses across U.S. convene, call for ending Covid, advancing society based on care

Registered nurse delegates to the virtual NNU convention came together online October 12 to 14 to strategize on ending Covid-19 and to outline the kind of society nurses want to see emerge from this crisis—a society based on care.

National Nurses United
October 15, 2021

Nurses in front of Chinese Hospital with signs "Nurses fight for safe patient care"

Registered nurses at San Francisco’s Chinese Hospital reach tentative agreement on first union contract

Registered nurses at Chinese Hospital in San Francisco are proud to have reached a tentative agreement on their first union contract.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 12, 2021

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It’s official – Doctors Hospital of Manteca RNs are now unionized

Today the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) certified CNA/NNU to be the collective bargaining representative for registered nurses at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 12, 2021

Nurse in mask holding sign: "PROTECT"

California nurses condemn potential end of Bay Area indoor mask mandate, call for multiple measures of infection control

CNA/NNU today condemned the announcement by health officers for nine Bay Area jurisdictions that indoor masking rules may soon be lifted in most public spaces.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 7, 2021

Sign: "Save lives, hands off our ratios"

Central Coast nurses to hold press conference at Sierra Vista Hospital to advocate for safe staffing

Central Coast registered nurses will gather on Thursday, Oct. 7 to express their outrage and respond publicly to a recent New Times-SLO article that quoted Rep. Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) advocating for hospitals to be given waivers on California’s landmark safe nurse-to-patient staffing law (or “ratios”)—claiming that assigning nurses far too many patients to safely care for at once, during the deadly Delta surge, is good for hospitals.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 6, 2021