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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurses protest covid deaths due to lack of protections

Nurses nationwide to hold 139 ‘May Day’ actions demanding COVID-19 protections for nurses, health care workers

Nurses at 139 hospitals in 13 states representing more than 95,540 nurses will be holding workplace actions on Friday, May 1—International Workers Day, also known as “May Day”— calling for optimal COVID-19 protections, National Nurses United (NNU) announced today.

National Nurses United
April 30, 2020
Nurse holds "Protect Nurses" signs

UCSF workers represented by CNA, AFSCME local 3299, CIR-SEIU, UPTE-CWA and Teamsters local 2010 will hold a united day of action on May 1st demanding COVID-19 protections for UC workers across the State

A coalition of union-represented UCSF workers, will be marking Friday, May 1—International Workers Day, also known as “May Day”—with a press conference and action to honor the service and lives of front line workers who have died of COVID-19 and calling on the University of California to provide the highest levels of worker protections, access to PPE and testing and safe staffing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

California Nurses Association, AFSCME local 3299, UPTE-CWA, Teamsters local 2010, UAW and AFT
April 30, 2020
Nurse holds "Protect Nurses" signs

Bay Area nurses to join 139 nationwide ‘May Day’ actions demanding COVID-19 protections for nurses, health care workers

Bay Area nurses will be marking Friday, May 1—International Workers Day, also known as “May Day”—with shift change actions calling for optimal COVID-19 protections.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 30, 2020
UCI nurses hold "Protect Nurses" signs

UCI nurses to join 139 nationwide ‘May Day’ actions demanding COVID-19 protections for nurses, health care workers

UC Irvine Medical Center nurses will be marking Friday, May 1—International Workers Day, also known as “May Day”—with shift change actions calling for optimal COVID-19 protections.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 30, 2020
Nurses hold "Protect Nurses" signs outside the Whitehouse

Hemet KPC Global Medical Center nurses to join 139 nationwide ‘May Day’ actions demanding COVID-19 protections for nurses, health care workers

Hemet KPC Global nurses will be marking Friday, May 1—International Workers Day, also known as “May Day”—with shift change actions calling for optimal COVID-19 protections.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 30, 2020