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Fresno County Department of Public Health nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at the Public Health Department in Fresno, Calif. voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a new two-year contract today, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
March 8, 2024

• CNA, • NNU

Long line of nurses holdings signs "Staff Up for Safe Patient Care"

Nurses at Kansas City-area hospitals to rally as they begin new union contract negotiations with HCA

Nurses represented by National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United at two hospitals in the Kansas City area will rally on March 12 as they begin negotiations on a new union contract with HCA, the largest hospital chain in the United States.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 8, 2024

• NNOC, • NNU

Bonnie Castillo, RN, Executive Director of NNU at podium surrounded by nurses holding signs "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

NNU condemns CDC’s decision to shorten the five-day isolation guidance for Covid-19

Slashing the Covid isolation guidance from five days to potentially just 24 hours based on the presence of fever ignores the available scientific evidence that people with Covid infections often remain infectious well beyond five days.

National Nurses United
March 6, 2024

• NNU

Group of Atlanta VA nurses holding signs "Staff up for safe care! End crisis care now!"

Atlanta VA nurses to hold protest for patient safety and workplace violence prevention

Nurses at the Joseph Maxwell Cleland Atlanta VA Medical Center will hold a protest to call attention to their serious patient safety concerns, including ongoing short-staffing, poor security measures to prevent workplace violence, and a lack of leadership accountability.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 6, 2024

• NNOC, • NNU

Five nurses standing next to each other smiling and with raised fists

Ascension Seton nurses ratify first union contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at Ascension Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a three-year contract Monday. This is the first-ever union contract at ASCMA, which is the largest private-sector hospital in Texas to form a nurses union.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 5, 2024

• NNOC, • NNU

Large group of nurses outside hospital holding banner "Strong Union, Nurses, Veterans"

Durham VA nurses to hold speakout and rally for safe patient care and RN retention

Registered nurses at the Durham VA Medical Center in Durham, N.C., will hold a protest on Thursday, March 7, to demand that the VA address their concerns about patient safety, staff moral distress, and lack of flexible work schedules to retain nurses at their facility.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 5, 2024

• Veterans Affairs, • NNOC, • NNU

Nurses at Desert Regional Medical Center organize for safe staffing, better patient care

Desert Regional Medical Center nurses to speak out at public forum on hospital’s future

Nurses at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, California are urging the public to participate in a public forum on March 5 regarding the future of the public hospital, which is currently leased by Tenet Healthcare, a massive health care corporation worth more than $9 billion.

California Nurses Association
March 4, 2024

• CNA

UChicago nurses hold up signs in support of safe staffing.

UChicago nurses to hold one-day strike for safe staffing

Nurses at UChicago Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, will hold a one-day strike on March 14 to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ demand to improve safe staffing at their facility.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 4, 2024

• NNU, • NNOC

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Nurses at Orlando-area hospitals to rally as they begin new union contract negotiations with HCA

Nurses represented by NNOC/NNU at two Orlando-area hospitals in Florida will hold rallies on March 5 as they begin negotiations on a new union contract with HCA, the largest hospital chain in the United States.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
February 29, 2024

• NNOC, • NNU

Large group of nurses outside HCA Florida Largo Hospital hold signs calling for safe staffing and other protections

Florida Gulf Coast nurses from eight HCA hospitals to rally as they begin new union contract negotiations

Nurses represented by NNOC/NNU at eight Gulf Coast hospitals in the Tampa, Fla., area will hold three rallies on March 4 as they begin negotiations on a new union contract with HCA, the largest hospital chain in the United States.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
February 29, 2024

• NNOC, • NNU