Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance Nurses

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance Nurses to Hold Action to Demand Safer Staffing and Allow Frontline RNs to Be Part of Pandemic Task Force

Registered nurses at Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance are holding an action and media availability to describe current conditions and protesting denying frontline RNs inclusion on the pandemic task force, the task force working on issues related to COVID-19.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
May 19, 2020
Nurses hold "Protect Nurses" signs

Nurses Demand Hospitals Provide Transparency About Readiness For Opening Economy

Nurses from major Placer County hospitals (Kaiser and Sutter Health) will be hosting a press conference to emphasize that Placer County hospitals are not doing enough to protect our communities.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
May 18, 2020
Nurse holds sign "Protect Essential Workers"

Nurses condemn California senate committee vote to protect insurance companies, not nurses and health care workers

The California Nurses Association (CNA), representing 100,000 registered nurses, strongly condemned the state Senate’s Labor, Public Employment, and Retirement committee for failing to pass SB 893 (Caballero), a bill that would have made nurses and other direct-care hospital workers automatically presumed eligible for workers compensation for infectious and respiratory diseases, including COVID-19, as well as musculoskeletal injuries, which nurses experience at extremely high rates.

California Nurses Association
May 15, 2020
nurses holding signs

Nurses Say: Guaranteed Health Care Is Fundamental To COVID-19 Response

National Nurses United endorsed the Health Care Emergency Guarantee Act, introduced on Friday by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, and U.S. Rep. Karen Bass.

National Nurses United
May 15, 2020
Nurses hold protest outside Rergional Medical Center San Jose

Nurses Ask Santa Clara County to Review Trauma Designation for Regional Hospital In Advance of Maternal Health Closure

HCA’s plan to end maternal health services at Regional Medical Center of San Jose appears to put the hospital in violation of its legal obligation as a Level II Trauma center, nurses said today.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
May 13, 2020