Registered nurses at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC today called on HCA to end efforts to block a democratic vote by nurses on forming a union, including a new demand that would put nurses at risk.
National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
Santa Clara County has informed HCA and Regional Medical Center of San Jose (RMC) that it may be jeopardizing its Level II Trauma designation agreement with the county as a result of its closure last weekend of its maternal-child health services.
As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the United States, unions representing 230,000 nurses across the country have joined forces to demand hospitals and the government follow strict guidelines before any further reopening measures are taken.
Following a weekend of nationwide protests, National Nurses United (NNU) today said the nation is long overdue in confronting the systemic racism that is at the heart of much of the current crisis and long overdue in dedicating itself to fundamental reforms.