Lawmakers today are choosing to delay for another year action on AB 1400, the bill known as CalCare that would establish a guaranteed, single-payer health system for all California residents, using the excuse that they need to hash out more details and decide how to finance it.
National Nurses United today welcomed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the brutal murder of George Floyd last May, adding that more work is needed on racial justice, including in policing practices.
Nurses at Maine’s largest unionized hospital have voted resoundingly to extend their current labor agreement for another two years, in exchange for major concessions from Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center.
Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
National Nurses United applauds the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of important federal legislation aimed at protecting health care and social services workers in places such as hospitals and clinics.
National Nurses United today is urging that members of Congress vote in favor of the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, an important bipartisan bill that would help remedy an epidemic of threats and assaults facing frontline health workers.