Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Healthcare is a Human Right, SB 562

Nurses: Assembly Select Committee Findings Abandon 21 Percent of Californians Struggling with Health Costs

The California Nurses Association today criticized a report issued by the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage as abandoning the day-to-day struggles of millions of Californians faced with un-payable medical costs.

California Nurses Association
March 13, 2018
UC - Listen to Nurses

University of California Registered Nurses To Rally at UC Regents Meeting for Improved Care, Workplace Safety

Registered nurses from UC will speak out at the UC Regents meeting and hold a rally on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at UCLA to press the case for improving staffing and workplace safety measures, and to oppose severe employer cuts.

California Nurses Association
March 12, 2018
Patients Are My Special Interest

Nurses Condemn Community Medical Center Long Beach for Hasty Move to Divert ER, Forcing Delay in Care for Patients

Registered nurses are condemning the hasty decision by the MemorialCare Health System chain to begin an immediate emergency room diversion this week at Community Medical Center Long Beach well in advance of its plan to close the hospital.

California Nurses Association
March 8, 2018
Prevent Workplace Violence

Nurses Applaud Introduction of H.R. 5223 - Federal Legislation to Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care Facilities

National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, announced its support for the Health Care Workplace Violence Prevention Act, introduced today by Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17).

National Nurses United
Keith Ellison at Our First Stand: Medicare For All event

Nurses Applaud Keith Ellison as New Sponsor of Medicare for All Bill, Welcome New Chapter in Movement for Guaranteed Health Care for All

National Nurses United today commended Congressman Keith Ellison after he took over the lead sponsorship of HR 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act. Ellison asked for unanimous consent to become the lead sponsor on the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon.

National Nurses United
March 7, 2018