Press releases

Submitted by oldAdministrator on September 25, 2017
Tulan Medical Center

Tulane nurses to hold press conference in Baton Rouge to protest the proposed sale and closure of their hospital

Registered nurses at New Orleans’ Tulane Medical Center will hold a press conference to highlight deep concerns about the proposed sale and closure of their hospital.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
December 7, 2022

Group of four nurses outside hold signs "Staff up for safe care"

Registered Nurses will hold vigil Dec. 9 to condemn the impending shutdown of HCA Florida Osceola Hospital’s nursery on Dec. 12

Starting Monday, Dec. 12, the hospital will eliminate the dedicated nursery nurses who receive and care for newborns, and assign this role to nurses who are watching other patients in labor, which is not safe.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
December 7, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Group of nurses with raised fists

21,000 Northern California Kaiser nurses ratify new four-year contract with strong recruitment, retention, and patient safety provisions

Union nurses at 21 Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities voted over the past two weeks to ratify the new agreement.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 5, 2022

Tulan Medical Center

Tulane nurses condemn Louisiana attorney general for holding crucial hearing without New Orleans community

Nurses are concerned about service changes or shutdowns that may occur as part of the purchase plan, which could put up to 235 patient beds at risk in downtown New Orleans.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
December 2, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Group of four nurses outside hold signs "Staff up for safe care"

Registered Nurses to hold rally Nov. 29 protesting HCA Florida Osceola Hospital scheme to slash birthing services to parents and newborns

The scheme is officially scheduled to begin Dec. 12, but the hospital started making operational changes in units providing birth care this past summer, including reassigning nurses to the NICU without adequate training.  

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
November 28, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Two nurses outside, one holds sign "There's No Kaiser Without Nurses"

Los Angeles Kaiser nurses ratify five-year contract with strong health and safety measures

1,000 union nurses at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center voted to ratify new contract with infectious disease protections and workplace violence safety measures.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 23, 2022

• CNA, • NNU

Group of nurses outside hospital with thumbs up

Providence Saint John’s nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 22, 2022

• CNA, • NNU

NNU logo

National Nurses United condemns deadly violence and rightwing groups targeting trans and LGBTQ+ patients and community 

As advocates for patients and a just, healthy society, the registered nurses of National Nurses United mourn in solidarity with our LGBTQ+ siblings targeted in Saturday’s deadly Colorado Springs shooting.

National Nurses United
November 21, 2022

• NNU

Nurse outside holds sign "There's no Kaiser without nurses"

Los Angeles Kaiser nurses strike averted as RNs reach a tentative agreement

RNs at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center (LAMC) have reached a tentative agreement today, averting a two-day strike that was set to begin on Monday, Nov. 21.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 17, 2022

• CNA

Kaiser nurses holding signs "Safe staffing now!" and "There's no Kaiser without nurses!"

Largest private-sector nurses strike averted as 21,000 Northern California Kaiser nurses reach a tentative agreement

More than 21,000 RNs and NPs at 21 Kaiser Permanente facilities in Northern California, have reached a tentative agreement with management today, averting a two-day strike which would have made this the biggest private-sector nurses strike in U.S. history.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 17, 2022

• CNA