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Healthcare for the 99%

Nurses: Villaraigosa’s Distortions, Fear Mongering on SB 562 Stain His Candidacy, Mock Health Crisis Felt by Millions 

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) today again condemned public statements by gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa for politically motivated distortions and fear mongering about critical legislation, SB 562, that would deliver full health coverage for all Californians.

California Nurses Association
January 26, 2018
Nurse with sign

Nurses at St. Mary’s Medical Center Demand Better Staffing Levels to Improve Patient Care

Registered nurses will hold an informational picket and rally at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Monday, Jan. 29, to protest the hospital’s refusal to address eroding patient care conditions in units throughout the hospital.

January 26, 2018
Laura Moser for Congress

National Nurses United Endorses Laura Moser and Derrick Crowe for Congress

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today endorsed two Texas candidates for Congress: Laura Moser (TX-7) and Derrick Crowe (TX-21).

National Nurses United
January 25, 2018


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University of California RNs To Rally Across CA Thursday for Improved Care, Workplace Safety

University of California registered nurses will hold informational pickets Thursday at UC medical centers from Sacramento to San Diego to press the case for improving safe staffing and workplace safety measures.

California Nurses Association
January 24, 2018
RN Maria Rojas, right, along with other members of the AFL-CIO

RN Response Network Deploys Second Team of Volunteer Nurses to Puerto Rico

Nurse volunteers from the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN are back on the ground this week in Puerto Rico, working in partnership with International Medical Corps volunteers and local providers to help staff mobile primary care clinics and conduct home visits to hundreds of patients.

RN Response Network
January 22, 2018


Puerto Rico