Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Graphic "Save Lives"

Thousands of nurses hold national day of action Aug. 5 to save lives during COVID-19 and beyond

As firsthand witnesses and actual victims during this COVID-19 crisis of a health care and economic system that prioritizes money over people, registered nurse members of National Nurses United (NNU) are holding on Aug. 5 more than 200 actions inside and outside hospital facilities in at least 16 states and the District of Columbia to demand that our elected leaders, government, and hospital employers take immediate action to save lives.

National Nurses United
August 3, 2020
San Joaquin General Hospital nurses

San Joaquin General Hospital Nurses to Hold Action To Demand Protections When Treating Patients With COVID-19

The lack of protections against COVID-19 at San Joaquin General Hospital has led to many exposures and infections amongst nurses and other frontline health care workers, which means many nurses are out sick and hospitals are taking advantage of the crisis to not hire more nurses.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
UCLA nurses wearing buttons supporting safe staffing ratios

UCLA Nurses Rally To Demand Safe Staffing and Appropriate Protections to Protect Nurses and Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic

To protest the recent staffing cuts and inadequate access to COVID-19 related protections for frontline health care workers during this COVID-19 pandemic, registered nurses at UCLA Westwood Medical Center are holding a rally and media availability during their lunch break on July, 29. Nurses will be available to describe recent staffing cuts which put patients and nurses at risk, and the lack of access to COVID-19 testing and safe personal protective equipment.

California Nurses Association
NNU press conference to release results of first national nurse survey - March 5, 2020

National nurse survey reveals devastating impact of reopening too soon

As many states have moved to reopen, a new groundbreaking survey of more than 21,200 nurses reveals that health care workplace conditions remain dangerous and nurses are afraid of infecting their families with COVID-19, announced National Nurses United (NNU) today. The safety of nurses is essential to a safe reopening.

National Nurses United
July 28, 2020
nurses holding signs

PIH Health-Good Samaritan Hospital nurses hold action to demand protections when treating COVID-19 patients

Registered nurses at PIH Health-Good Samaritan Hospital will hold an action and media availability during their shift change on Wednesday, July 29, announced California Nurses Association/National

California Nurses Association
July 28, 2020