Press releases

Submitted by oldAdministrator on September 25, 2017
Tulan Medical Center

Nurses call on Attorney General to intervene in sale of Tulane hospitals that could result in duopoly, adversely impact public health and patient choice

The recently announced acquisition by LCMC Healthcare of three Tulane hospitals will make the hospital chain one of only two systems in the New Orleans metropolitan area, potentially leading to significant adverse consequences for patients needing hospital care.

National Nurses United
October 28, 2022

• NNU

Signs "Workplace Violence Puts Everyone at Risk"

Dallas shooting of two health care workers highlights need for workplace violence prevention bill

The tragic loss of two health care workers, including one nurse, in Dallas, Texas, who were killed on Saturday at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, demonstrates the importance of passing the pending workplace violence prevention legislation in the U.S. Senate.

National Nurses United
October 24, 2022

• NNU

Nurses in Alta Bates holding signs "Save Lives"

Nurses begin five-day strike at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center on Monday, Oct. 24

RNs at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (ABSMC) in Oakland and Berkeley will hold a five-day strike from Oct. 24 through Oct. 28 in response to persistent patient care issues, including workplace violence and high turnover rates.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 23, 2022

Welcome to NNU NYSNA Nurses! National Nurses United and New York State Nurses Association - Union Strong

New York State Nurses Association and National Nurses United announce historic affiliation to grow national movement of nurses to advance interests of patients, RNs

NYSNA’s nearly 42,000 members will increase NNU’s membership to close to 225,000 nurses, and will also bring NYSNA into the AFL-CIO, of which NNU is already a member union.

New York State Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 20, 2022

Four RNRN volunteers standing in front of tent

Nurse volunteers provide medical care in wake of Hurricane Ian

Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), in partnership with International Medical Corps, deployed a team of nurse volunteers to Florida earlier this month to help provide medical assistance in the wake of Hurricane Ian. The RNRN team has returned from their two-week deployment.

RN Response Network
October 18, 2022

• RNRN

Group of four masked nurses inside hospital

Registered Nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center issue 10-day strike notice

Registered nurses at ABSMC in Oakland and Berkeley issued a 10-day notice to Sutter Health to inform hospital administration that nurses intend to hold a five-day strike in response to persistent patient care issues, including workplace violence and high turnover rates.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 18, 2022

• CNA

Female Scientist in Lab

National Nurses United sends letter demanding information on hospitals’ preparedness to care for patients with Ebola virus

The letter was sent to facilities across the nation where more than 180,000 NNU nurses work, asking that they provide information about planning, employee training, screening, patient placement, staffing, infection prevention, and more.

National Nurses United
October 12, 2022

• NNU

Group of five nurses inside Palmetto Hospital

Nurses at Steward Health Care hospitals in South Florida vote resoundingly to ratify new contracts

The new contracts support improvements in patient care and will strengthen each hospitals’ capacity to retain and recruit registered nurses, which is a priority given the staffing crisis at each facility.

Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
October 12, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

California Nurses Association logo

California Nurses Association calls on Los Angeles City Councilmembers and LA Fed President to resign

CNA/NNU called on Los Angeles City Councilmembers Nury Martinez, Gil Cedillo, Kevin de León and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera to resign their positions.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 10, 2022

• CNA, • NNU

Group of four nurses inside hospital wearing masks

Shasta Regional nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and retention

“It took more than a year to reach this deal, but we are so gratified to see how our solidarity paid off in order for us to get a fair contract that will benefit our entire community,” said Michelle Gaffney, a registered nurse in the intensive care unit.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 7, 2022

• CNA, • NNU