Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Group of Alvarado Hosptial nurses inside the hospital

Alvarado Hospital nurses in San Diego to hold informational picket to demand safe patient staffing and safe working conditions

Nurses will hold an informational picket to protest the hospital administration’s refusal to address RNs’ ongoing patient safety concerns and to demand safe patient staffing.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 28, 2022

• CNA

Kyiv, Ukraine

Nurses urge immediate end to the invasion of Ukraine

NNU joins with the international community and peace and human rights advocates in the U.S. and around the world to urge an immediate ceasefire and end to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a return to diplomacy.

National Nurses United
February 24, 2022

• NNU

Large group of Maine Medical Center nurses inside the hospital

Maine Med Emergency Room nurses speak out on workplace violence, demand greater protections from Maine Medical Center

Registered nurses spoke publicly about the violence they experience in the workplace, and what management can do to better protect them

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
February 24, 2022

• MSNA, • NNOC

Hands of person holding sign "Trans Rights are Human Rights" with transgender flags paint on

Nurses condemn Texas attack on transgender youth and gender-affirming care

NNU condemns Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s and Attorney General Ken Paxton’s move to criminalize gender-affirming health care for trans youth.

National Nurses United
February 23, 2022

• NNU

Four nurses holding signs in hospital hallway: "Patients First in the hospital" and "Save lives, safe staffng now"

USC Verdugo Hills nurses to hold informational picket and car caravan to demand safe patient staffing

RNs at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Calif. will hold an info picket and car caravan on Wed. Feb. 23 to protest the hospital administration’s refusal to address RNs’ ongoing patient safety concerns and to demand safe patient staffing.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 22, 2022

• CNA/NNU

Group of nurses outside Mission Hospital, one speaking into megaphone

RNs at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC call on state agencies to enforce safety precautions to protect nurses and patients

Rally is part of an emergency statewide day of action organized in conjunction with the Southern Workers Assembly to address the unsafe working conditions that have led to the deaths and illnesses of workers across the state.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
February 15, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Group of five nurses inside hospital wearing protective gowns

OC nurses to hold informational picket for patient safety at West Anaheim Medical Center

Nurses say that the hospital should cancel elective surgeries because those beds and nurses are needed for other emergent patients. RNs in all medical departments are short-staffed, putting patient safety in jeopardy.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 11, 2022

• CNA, • NNU

Large group of nurses inside hospital hold signs "Save Lives" and "Patients First"

Veterans Health nurses hold action, deliver petition to demand needed leave policies to protect veteran patients

Chicago-area nurses will hold an action to protest inadequate Covid leave policies that they say jeopardize their veteran patients by pushing or encouraging nurses to come to work sick.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
February 11, 2022

• Veterans Affairs, • NNOC, • NNU

Nurses in front of Alhambra Hospital Medical Center sign hold signs calling for safe staffing and patient safety

Alhambra Hospital RNs ratify a new contract with improvements for patient safety and nurse retention

The collective bargaining agreement was the result of an almost six-month fight, which included an informational picket for patient safety and multiple other actions.

California Nurses Association
February 10, 2022

• CNA

Group of nurses inside hospital with raised fists

Reno nurses to hold informational picket to urge Prime Healthcare, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center to protect patients

Registered nurses demand that Prime Healthcare invest in RN staff and safe patient care.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
February 9, 2022

• NNOC