Press releases

Submitted by oldAdministrator on September 25, 2017
Three Millinocket nurses

Millinocket nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

RNs at Millinocket Regional Hospital in Millinocket, Maine, voted in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract on Nov. 1, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
November 17, 2022

• MSNA, • NNOC, • NNU

Four nurses inside hospital hold signs "Patients First"

Reno Saint Mary’s nurses to hold silent vigil to honor patients, community, colleagues

The vigil comes less than a week after Saint Mary’s announced its plans to terminate Maternal Child Health services, displacing patients who need those vital services and nurses who work in the units caring for those patients.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
November 16, 2022

• NNOC

2 nurses outside hold signs "Safe Staffing Now"

Tri-City nurses to hold press conference to protest critical short staffing levels and patient care concerns

Nurses have been demanding that hospital administrators address the chronic and widespread problem of short staffing that causes delays in care and potentially puts patients at risk.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 16, 2022

• CNA

Large group of nurses outside hold sign "Don't mess with Texas nurses"

RNs at Ascension Seton Medical Center in Austin to begin contract negotiations

Nurses at ASMCA will hold a rally Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, as they prepare to begin negotiations for a first contract with hospital management. Nurses say safe patient care is the primary focus of the first contract.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
November 15, 2022

• NNOC

NNU logo

Increased RSV infections are not due to “immunity debt,” but failure to protect public health

The increases in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus infections and related hospitalizations are not due to an “immunity debt” created by masking and stay-at-home orders issued during the Covid-19 pandemic. So-called immunity debt is a flawed conjecture that is not based on science.

National Nurses United
November 14, 2022

• NNU

Large group of Kaiser nurses

Northern California Kaiser RNs to hold one of the largest private-sector nurses strikes ever

More than 21,000 registered nurses and nurse practitioners at 21 Kaiser Permanente facilities will hold a two-day strike to protest the administration’s refusal to address their ongoing concerns about workplace health and safety and chronic short staffing.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 10, 2022

• CNA

Nurses marching and holding CNA/NNU banner and signs at LAMC: "There's no Kaiser without nurses!"

Los Angeles Kaiser nurses to hold a two-day strike

RNs at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center will hold a two-day strike on Monday, Nov. 21 and Tuesday, Nov. 22, to demand that the administration address their ongoing concerns about nurse recruitment and patient assignments.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 10, 2022

Group of nurses outside holding signs showing enthusiasm for organizing

Nurses at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas vote overwhelmingly to join nation’s largest RN union

Nurses sought union affiliation so they can more effectively advocate for improved conditions in the workplace and better economic standards for their colleagues and their families.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
November 10, 2022

• NNOC

Nurse in front of Hazel Hawkins with sign "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

RNs at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital raise deep concerns about possible bankruptcy filing

RNs at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital in Hollister, Calif., are deeply concerned to learn that the Board of Directors of the San Benito Health District, which oversees the facility, is taking steps to file a Chapter 9 bankruptcy petition.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
November 9, 2022

NNU logo

National Nurses United decries attack on Paul Pelosi and other violent extremism

NNU called on the Republican Party to publicly renounce virulent rhetoric that is encouraging the escalation of violent threats via mass media and assaults such as the recent attempted kidnapping of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the attempted murder and assault of her husband, Paul Pelosi.

National Nurses United
November 1, 2022

• NNU