Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Verdugo Hills nurses picketing outside hospital with signs "Patients First"

Palomar Health nurses and caregivers give notice to hold one-day unfair labor practice strike June 23

Registered nurses and caregivers have been at the table negotiating a successor contract for 14 months, raising serious unsafe patient care and nursing practice concerns that negatively impact patients in the community.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union
June 13, 2022

• CHEU, • CNA

Wide shot of nurses protesting in front of hospital

Research Medical Center and Menorah Medical Center nurses rally to protest HCA’s failure to address chronic patient safety issue

Nurses from HCA’s Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., and Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Mo., will hold a rally on Tuesday, June 14.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 13, 2022

Large group of nurses inside hospital hold signs "Patients First"

Registered nurses at Seton announce two-day strike

RNs at AHMC Seton Medical Center in Daly City, CA. issued a ten-day notice to AHMC to inform the hospital that they intend to hold a two-day strike on June 22 and June 23.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 12, 2022

Group of five nurses inside hospital giving thumbs up

Contra Costa County nurses ratify contract improving patient safety and nurse retention

The major wins in the contract include enhanced patient protections, safe staffing, infection control issues, and economic gains to improve staff recruitment and retention.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 10, 2022

Two people outside hold sign "Palomar Union Workers United"

Nurses and caregivers at Palomar Health in North County San Diego vote by 96% to authorize strike

Registered nurses and caregivers have been at the table negotiating a successor contract for 14 months, raising serious unsafe patient care and nursing practice concerns that negatively impact patients in the community.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union
June 9, 2022

• CNA, • CHEU

Large group of nurses inside hospital hold signs "Patients First"

Registered nurses at Seton authorize a strike

Registered nurses at AHMC Seton Medical Center voted to authorize a strike in response to the hospital owner’s failure to address critical and persistent patient care issues and the shuttering of vital services.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 6, 2022

Three nurses outside with raised fists hold signs "Staff Up for Safe Care"

Brooksville’s Oak Hill Hospital nurses will rally for staff recruitment, retention, and patient safety

Oak Hill RNs say dangerous conditions in their hospital necessitate immediate action to protect patient care and safety, and safe staffing is the solution.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 6, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Salt Lake City, Utah skyline

National Nurses United applauds FTC’s decision to block HCA’s acquisition of Steward Health Care in Utah

NNU echoes the FTC’s charges that the deal would give HCA Healthcare, the world’s largest and wealthiest hospital operator, the ability to raise health care prices.

National Nurses United
June 3, 2022

Two nurses kneeling in hospital hallway

Tulsa mass shooting emphasizes need for health care violence prevention bill

Yet another tragic mass shooting demonstrates the importance of legislation currently in the U.S. Senate that would provide substantial safety protection for our nation’s health care workers, patients, and their families.

National Nurses United
June 2, 2022

• NNU

Nurse holds sign "Nurses & Veterans Stand Together"

Nurses Urge Immediate Senate Passage of Honoring Our PACT Act

NNU announced its support for the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our PACT Act, a bill that would expand VA services to the 3.5 million United States veterans who faced toxic burn pit exposure during their military service.

National Nurses United
June 2, 2022

• Veterans Affairs