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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurse holds sign "Protect Essential Workers"

Nurses condemn California senate committee vote to protect insurance companies, not nurses and health care workers

The California Nurses Association (CNA), representing 100,000 registered nurses, strongly condemned the state Senate’s Labor, Public Employment, and Retirement committee for failing to pass SB 893 (Caballero), a bill that would have made nurses and other direct-care hospital workers automatically presumed eligible for workers compensation for infectious and respiratory diseases, including COVID-19, as well as musculoskeletal injuries, which nurses experience at extremely high rates.

California Nurses Association
May 15, 2020
nurses holding signs

Nurses Say: Guaranteed Health Care Is Fundamental To COVID-19 Response

National Nurses United endorsed the Health Care Emergency Guarantee Act, introduced on Friday by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, and U.S. Rep. Karen Bass.

National Nurses United
May 15, 2020
Nurses hold protest outside Rergional Medical Center San Jose

Nurses Ask Santa Clara County to Review Trauma Designation for Regional Hospital In Advance of Maternal Health Closure

HCA’s plan to end maternal health services at Regional Medical Center of San Jose appears to put the hospital in violation of its legal obligation as a Level II Trauma center, nurses said today.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
May 13, 2020
nurses holding signs

Nurses Endorse the House Stimulus HEROES Act

Today National Nurses United, the largest union of registered nurses in the country, endorsed the fourth coronavirus stimulus package introduced by House Democrats.

National Nurses United
May 13, 2020
sign with candle

Nation’s Largest Nurses Union Hosts National Vigil for COVID-19 Nurse Deaths

On Tuesday, May 12th at 9:30 PM ET / 6:30 PM PT, nurses from National Nurses United (NNU) will host a streamed candlelight vigil to honor the more than 100 nurses who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

National Nurses United
May 11, 2020