Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Good Samaritan RNs hold signs calling for safe staffing

HCA’s Good Samaritan San Jose RNs to protest unsafe staffing

Registered nurses at HCA’s Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose will hold an action Thursday, April 1 to warn the public that severe short staffing in women’s and children’s services at the hospital is putting laboring women and newborns in danger.

California Nurses Association
March 30, 2021

RN speaks at vigil for Janine Paiste-Ponder, RN, at Sutter Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Cal/OSHA finds Alta Bates campus of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center guilty of eight violations, cites Sutter for additional $141,750

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has issued an additional $141,750 in fines to Sutter Health—along with eight new citations—for failing to notify nurses in two units at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Alta Bates Campus in Berkeley, Calif. that they had been exposed to Covid.

California Nurses Association
March 26, 2021

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HCA RN, Community Leader Describe Impact of an HCA Buyout Joining Concerns on Bid for Vidalia’s Meadows Regional Med Ctr

Two witnesses to an HCA Healthcare acquisition of a community hospital in North Carolina joined others Thursday in raising concerns about HCA’s proposed takeover of Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, Ga.

National Nurses United
March 26, 2021

UC San Francisco RNs hold “Stop Asian Hate” action and vigil at Mission Bay campus - March 19, 2021

University of California nurses condemn ongoing racist attacks on Asian communities

University of California registered nurses are outraged by the ongoing racist and xenophobic attacks against Asians and call for solidarity with Asian communities and a public commitment to solutions that work toward ending structural racism and promoting social equity and healing.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
March 25, 2021

Arcadia health care workers hold signs "Patients First"

Health care workers at Methodist Hospital of Southern California voice patient safety concerns

Health care workers at Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia, Calif., will hold a picket and car caravan on Friday, March 26 to highlight their patient safety concerns, including short-staffing and poor infection control throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Caregiver and Healthcare Employees Union
March 24, 2021