Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Registered nurses at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC

Largest hospital union victory in South since 1975

In the first private sector hospital union election win in North Carolina, the largest at any nonunion hospital in the South since 1975 – RNs at Mission voted this week by a stunning 70 percent to join the nation’s largest RN union to secure a powerful voice for improved care and workplace safety. For labor as a whole, it is also believed to be the largest union election win in the South in 12 years.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 17, 2020
SLUH nurses hold press conference calling for appropriate PPE requirements - May 7, 2020

Saint Louis University Hospital nurses to hold rally to demand protections when treating patients with COVID-19

Registered nurses at SSM Saint Louis University Hospital (SLUH) are holding a rally to call attention to their concerns about patient safety and personal protective equipment (PPE), including nurses not being consistently provided with new, unused N95 respirators required to safely treat COVID-19 patients.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 15, 2020
Graphic "Yes on 16 - Opportunity for All"

Registered nurses endorse Proposition 16 to restore affirmative action

The California Nurses Association (CNA) today announced its endorsement of Proposition 16, a constitutional amendment to restore the ability to implement affirmative action in public employment, public education, and public contracting in California.

California Nurses Association
September 15, 2020
Rally at Johns Hopkins Hospital against medical debt - July 20, 2019

Caravan and Speak out Tuesday calls for official end to Johns Hopkins’ practice of suing patients over medical debt

Coalition for a Humane Hopkins, in addition to Johns Hopkins University students and Baltimore community advocates, on Tuesday, Sept. 15 will hold a caravan and speak out to urge Johns Hopkins Hospital to formally commit to ending its controversial practice of suing patients over medical debt.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 14, 2020
CNA Nurses and CHEU members protest layoffs and CEO pay

Nurses and caregivers speak up for patient care and strongly oppose excessive CEO pay

Nurses and caregivers strongly oppose the recent vote by the majority of the Palomar Health Board of Directors to approve CEO Diane Hansen's new contract, which grants about a 20 percent salary increase to her along with two bonuses worth hundreds of thousands of dollars for over two years.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers & Healthcare Employees Union
September 14, 2020