Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Maine State Nurses Association

Lawmakers to Deliver Letter Urging Northern Light Home Care and Hospice to Rescind Concessionary Labor Contract Demands of Nurses

State Senator Joe Baldacci will be joined by other elected leaders and Northern Light Home Care and Hospice nurses to deliver a letter to Northern Light administrators urging them to withdraw the concessionary labor contract demands it is now making against the nurses.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses United
March 23, 2021

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Nurses Urge Georgia Attorney General to Reject HCA Bid to Acquire Vidalia’s Meadows Regional Med Center

National Nurses United today called on Georgia Attorney General Christopher Carr to reject HCA Healthcare’s acquisition of Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, Ga., citing the potential adverse impact on patient care services and care costs for area residents.

National Nurses United
March 23, 2021

Nurses preparing vaccines

Nurse volunteers vaccinate thousands in South Los Angeles

Nurse volunteers from the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN)—a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation (CNF) and National Nurses United (NNU)—have been vaccinating the South Los Angeles community for the past three weeks.

National Nurses United
March 22, 2021

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Nurse holds signs "Prioritize Public Health"

National Nurses United registered nurses disapprove of new CDC guidance saying students need only maintain three feet of physical distancing in classrooms

National Nurses United nurses today expressed disapproval that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidance this week decreasing from six to three feet the minimum distance masked students should keep from one another.

National Nurses United
March 21, 2021

RNs holding vigil at Sutter Alta Bates Summit Medical Center to remember their colleague Janine Paiste-Ponder

Cal/OSHA finds Summit campus of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center guilty of eight serious violations, cites hospital for $155,250

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has fined Sutter Health’s Alta Bates Summit Medical Center $155,250 for numerous, serious Covid-related workplace safety violations following an investigation after the July 2020 death of registered nurse Janine Paiste-Ponder.

California Nurses Association
March 19, 2021