Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Large group of nurses outside HCA’s Mission Hospital

HCA’s Mission Hospital penalized nearly $30,000 for failing to protect nurses and other health care workers from Covid-19

RNs have been protesting against the unsafe working conditions, including holding a speak-out in February 2022.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 23, 2022


Nurses in hospital room holding "Save lives" signs

Tri-City nurses ratify contract that improves patient safety

The newly approved collective bargaining agreement includes major wins on issues of safe staffing, workplace violence, and infection control.

California Nurses Association
March 23, 2022


Ukrainian flag in the wind

Global Nurses United condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine, ongoing attacks on health care facilities and personnel

GNU expresses its solidarity with the nurses and other health care professionals of Ukraine who are struggling mightily to provide care during this unprovoked invasion.

Global Nurses United
March 15, 2022


Nurses outside VA office hold signs "Nurses and Veterans Stand Together"

Registered nurses demand AIR Commission reject recommendations of health care service closures in the VA

RNs call closure recommendations a “dangerous privatization effort” that will hurt veterans, redirect taxpayer money outside of the VA, and lead to poorer outcomes for veterans.

National Nurses United
March 14, 2022

• Veterans Affairs

Hands raising transgender flags

Nurses applaud decision to end Texas investigations of trans youth and their families

National Nurses United today applauds a Texas judge’s decision to stop child abuse investigations into transgender youth and their families on the grounds of providing gender-affirming care.

National Nurses United
March 11, 2022

Group of four nurses inside hospital hold signs "Safe Staffing Now", "Save Lives"

Nurses at 15 Sutter Health facilities to hold informational pickets due to health and safety concerns

Nurses at 15 Sutter Health hospitals across Northern California will hold informational pickets to protest Sutter’s refusal to address RNs’ proposals about staffing, workplace violence, and pandemic readiness.

California Nurses Association/ National Nurses United
March 11, 2022


Ukrainian flag in the wind. Blue Yellow flag in the city of Kharkov.

Nurses condemn hospital, health care bombings in Ukraine

NNU joined with health care leaders around the world in expressing horror and outrage at Russia’s bombing of a maternity and children’s hospital in Mariupol, Ukraine, and other health facilities, and urged an immediate cease fire to end the bloodshed.

National Nurses United
March 10, 2022

• NNU, • GNU

Group of four nurses inside hospital

City of Hope nurses to hold silent protest and press conference demanding patient safety improvements

Nurses will hold a socially distant silent protest and press conference to protest the hospital administration’s refusal to address RNs’ ongoing patient care and safe-staffing concerns.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
March 8, 2022


Verdugo Hills nurses picketing outside hospital

Verdugo Hills registered nurses ratify new three-year contract with patient safety wins

RNs at Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Calif., have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract with the University of Southern California (USC).

California Nurses Association
March 4, 2022

Masked nurse outside holds signs "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

Nurses challenge new CDC metric on latest Covid-19 safety rollback

NNU criticized the latest rollback of Covid-19 safety guidelines as a serious risk for prolonging the spread of the pandemic and is calling on the Biden Administration and the CDC to reverse the new guidelines.

National Nurses United
February 28, 2022