Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurse holds sing "Save Lives"

Nurses seek OSHA sanctions on HCA

National Nurses United (NNU) today called on the federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to inspect all HCA-owned-and-operated hospitals and issue citations against the hospital giant for “willful violation” of workplace safety hazards, which NNU warns “could reasonably be expected to cause death or serious physical harm.”

National Nurses United
August 24, 2020
Nurses outside the White House

Nurses: Trump Attack on Mail Vote an Assault on Public Health, Workers, Veterans, Democracy

National Nurses United (NNU) today condemned President Trump’s campaign to subvert the November election with its attacks on the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) as “an assault on public health and postal workers, with a disproportionate racist impact on Black workers and on veterans – as well as a direct threat to democracy.”

National Nurses United
August 14, 2020
Yes on 15 Graphic

California Nurses Association Endorses Prop. 15

The California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today it is endorsing Proposition 15, a much-needed state initiative designed to close longstanding corporate property tax loopholes and generate nearly $12 billion for schools and local government.

California Nurses Association
August 14, 2020
Nurses rally outside medical center

Nurses to Santa Clara Supervisors: Conditions at HCA Regional Putting Moms, Babies at Risk

In a letter to Santa Clara County Supervisors today, the California Nurses Association warns that multiple reports of serious incidents following the closure of maternal child services at HCA’s Regional Medical Center of San Jose in May is putting the safety of patients at risk.

California Nurses Association
August 11, 2020
Nurses push for HEROES Act outside the U.S. Senate

Nurses Deliver Half A Million Signatures to Congress, Calling on Congress to Protect Nurses During COVID-19 Pandemic

Registered nurses today delivered a petition to Congress signed by more than half a million people demanding Congress pass legislation that would protect nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Nurses United
August 7, 2020