Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Corpus Christi RNs protest outside hospital

Corpus Christi RNs to Voice Alarm Over Unsafe Changes to Staffing System Thursday

Registered nurses at Doctors-Regional Corpus Christi Medical Center will gather outside the hospital Thursday to alert the public to their concerns over an erosion of staffing standards that they warn is a significant risk to patient safety.

National Nurses United
October 21, 2020
Registered nurses at San Leandro Hospital strike

Registered nurses claim victory for their Alameda County patients following the ousting of the Alameda Health System Board of Trustees

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors today voted overwhelmingly to accept the resignation of the Alameda Health System’s Board of Trustees after registered nurses demanded the dissolution of the board during a five-day strike.

California Nurses Association
October 20, 2020
Medical workers hold signs "Safe Staffing Now"

Shasta Regional union health care workers deliver petition for safe staffing, signed by more than 350 members, to hospital administration

Union health care workers at Shasta Regional Medical Center (SRMC) in Redding, Calif. will hold a rally this Wednesday to announce the delivery of a petition to management demanding safe staffing.

Caregiver and Healthcare Employees Union/California Nurses Association
October 20, 2020
Nurses hold signs "Nurses Essential to Patient Care"

Registered nurses encouraged by Alameda Board of Supervisors’ proposed steps to remove Alameda Health System Board of Trustees following five-day strike

Registered nurses at San Leandro Hospital and Alameda Hospital say they are encouraged that the Alameda Board of Supervisors (BOS) has taken the first steps to address the dysfunction and chaos which jeopardizes the safety of nurses and patients at Alameda Health System hospitals.

California Nurses Association
October 17, 2020
Nurses at Cook County hold a press conference following the Cook County Health Board meeting presenting the proposed 2021 budget

Registered nurses, labor, and community groups to hold press conference in response to Cook County Board President Preckwinkle’s austerity budget

In the midst of a deadly pandemic, Cook County is preparing to release a budget which would close two community health clinics, South Shore Clinic and Woodlawn Clinic, and downgrade critically needed medical services, including the closure of the emergency room at Provident Hospital, the country’s first Black-owned hospital.

National Nurses United
October 14, 2020