Registered nurses at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Calif. voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.
The mass murder that left at least 10 people dead in San Jose is the latest reminder of the unaddressed public health and safety crisis that has exacted a terrible toll for families and communities, with an added burden for essential workers.
Registered nurses at St. Joseph’s Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Behavioral Health Center in Stockton, Calif. will hold an informational picket on Wednesday, May 26 to alert the community of staffing concerns that put patient safety in jeopardy.
Registered nurses at Chinese Hospital in San Francisco will hold a one-day strike Tuesday, May 25 to protest substandard workplace and economic conditions that nurses say has driven experienced nurses away and undermines the hospital's ability to recruit new RNs.
California Nurses Association/National Nurses United