Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurses from Northern Light Hospital in Maine hold signs for patient safety

Technicians at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital vote overwhelmingly to authorize a strike

The technicians at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital (NLMC) have authorized their union bargaining team to call a strike when necessary, according to the Maine State Nurses Association, the union that represents both these employees and the registered nurses at the hospital.

Maine State Nurses Association / NNOC
March 4, 2020

Maine

COVID-19

Press conference to release results of national nurse survey about COVID-19 preparedness

March 4, 2020 -- A nationwide survey National Nurses United (NNU) conducted of registered nurses, the country’s frontline health care staff, reveals that the vast majority of United States hospitals and health care facilities are unprepared to handle and contain cases of COVID-19, announced NNU, the country’s largest union and professional association of registered nurses.

National Nurses United
March 4, 2020

San Joaquin General Hospital

RNs at San Joaquin General Hospital to Hold Two-day Strike March 5 and 6

Registered nurses at San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp, Calif. intend to go out on strike Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6, citing an impasse in contract negotiations as nurses continue to fight for safe patient staffing and the recruitment and retention of experienced nurses, announced California Nurses Association (CNA). The nurses note it is irresponsible of the county to fail to come to a contract agreement at this time when bedside nurses are critically needed to address the coronavirus crisis.

California Nurses Association
March 4, 2020
Seton nurses

San Mateo County Supervisors Call for a Study Session on Seton Medical Center Closure

Registered nurses have asked the San Mateo Board of Supervisors to call a study session on March 4th to discuss potential health impacts if Verity Health System closes Seton Medical Center.

California Nurses Association
March 3, 2020
U.S. Capitol Building

National Nurses United Urges Administration, Congress to Protect Health Care Workers and Fully Fund Coronavirus Response

On Monday afternoon, the nation’s largest union of registered nurses sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, Ambassador Deborah Birx, members of Congress, and other key officials in the administration, demanding a quick and meaningful response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus across the nation.

National Nurses United
March 2, 2020