Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurses in front of capitol building holding banner "The National Voice for Direct-Care RNs"

Nation’s largest union of nurses condemns Supreme Court overturn of constitutional right to abortion

RNs understand that abortion is a basic health care service, and as a union of health care providers dedicated to advocating for the best interests of our patients, NNU opposes any efforts to restrict our patients’ control and choices over their own health care and their own bodies.

National Nurses United
June 24, 2022

Group of nurses holding rally outside hospital

Los Angeles nurses to hold rally to demand patient safety and safe staffing

RNs at PIH Health-Good Samaritan Hospital will highlight their deep concerns about patient safety, including chronic short-staffing, declining patient care standards, and the ongoing intimidation of RNs and local community allies.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 22, 2022

California Nurses Association logo

Redding nurses to hold one-day strike at Shasta Regional for safe working conditions and patient safety

Nurses are demanding management take action to change policies that contradict best practices, such as routinely making profit-driven staffing decisions that do not follow the clinically proven safe-staffing ratios needed to protect patients and produce best health outcomes.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 22, 2022

• CNA, • NNU

Two people outside hold sign "Palomar Union Workers United"

Nurses and caregivers reach tentative contracts with Palomar Health, strike planned for 6/23 averted

Nurses and ancillary caregivers had been negotiating for fair contracts for more than 14 months and were prepared to strike over Palomar management’s bad-faith bargaining and numerous other egregious violations of labor law.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union
June 21, 2022

• CHEU, • CNA

Nurses walking picket line outside hospital

Reno Saint Mary’s nurses to hold one-day strike for patient safety, community protections, retention, and recruitment

Saint Mary’s nurses have been in negotiations since October 2021 for a new contract with little to no movement on key issues.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
June 21, 2022

Five nurses inside hospital

RNs at Seton prepare for two-day strike citing patient safety concerns

Nurses have been in contract negotiations with AHMC since December 2021. AHMC management is impeding any real progress by refusing to address the nurses’ concerns and by canceling scheduled meetings at the last minute.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 20, 2022

• CNA

Nurse holds sign "Nurses & Veterans Stand Together"

NNU Applauds Senate Passage of Toxic Exposure Legislation Expanding Health Care for Veterans

The SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act expands VA health care and benefits to 3.5 million veterans exposed to toxins.

National Nurses United
June 16, 2022

• Veterans Affairs

Group of three nurses outside LA Medical Center hold signs "Patients First"

Kaiser LAMC nurses to hold one-day strike for patient safety

LAMC nurses have been in negotiations since September 2021 for a new contract with little to no movement on key issues.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 15, 2022

Verdugo Hills nurses picketing outside hospital with signs "Patients First"

Palomar Health nurses and caregivers give notice to hold one-day unfair labor practice strike June 23

Registered nurses and caregivers have been at the table negotiating a successor contract for 14 months, raising serious unsafe patient care and nursing practice concerns that negatively impact patients in the community.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union
June 13, 2022

• CHEU, • CNA

Wide shot of nurses protesting in front of hospital

Research Medical Center and Menorah Medical Center nurses rally to protest HCA’s failure to address chronic patient safety issue

Nurses from HCA’s Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., and Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Mo., will hold a rally on Tuesday, June 14.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 13, 2022