Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
On Strike For Safe Patient Care

Registered Nurses Call One-Day Strike November 27 to Protest Eroding Patient Care Conditions at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica and Little Company of Mary Medical Center in San Pedro

“We are being asked to do more with less, and we don’t have the tools we need to give our patients the best quality care. Management is turning a deaf ear to our concerns and we feel we have no choice but to strike,” said Sudie Cunnane, a registered nurse at St. John’s Health Center for 24 years.

California Nurses Association
November 20, 2018
Quality Care For Veterans

RNs File Lawsuit Against Trump Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Secretary Wilkie Alleging Illegal Tactics to Deny Union Protections and Silence RNs Ability to Advocate for Veterans

Nurses say by denying their union protections, the VA is attempting to limit a Veterans Affairs nurse’s ability to advocate for the highest quality of patient care.

National Nurses United
November 16, 2018

• Veterans Affairs


Camp Fire tears through Paradise, CA

RN Response Network Sends Volunteer Nurses to Butte County in Aftermath of California Wildfires

The Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) is sending volunteer nurses to Butte County, California to assist in responding to the disaster created by the deadly Camp Fire, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) announced today.

RN Response Network
November 16, 2018



Workplace Violence Puts Everyone At Risk

Nurses Applaud Introduction of Federal Legislation to Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care, Social Service Settings

National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, announced its support for the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, HR 7141, introduced today by Representative Joe Courtney (CT-2).

National Nurses United
November 16, 2018
Join Nurses - Save Providence Hospital

Nurses, Labor and Faith Leaders Demand State Health Agency Keep Providence Hospital Open

Registered nurses and caregivers, along with community, faith and labor leaders, will provide testimony to the D.C. State Health Planning and Development Agency (SHPDA) on the detrimental effects closing Providence Hospital will have on East D.C. communities.

National Nurses United
November 15, 2018