Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Patient Need, Not CHS Greed

National Labor Relations Board Moves Forward with Charges Against Barstow Community Hospital

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has again found merit with charges brought by registered nurses against Barstow Community Hospital and its corporate parent Quorum, for policies that have harmed the hospital’s ability to staff the hospital safely.

California Nurses Association
March 7, 2018
RoseAnn DeMoro and Bonnie Castillo, RN

Transformative NNU Leader RoseAnn DeMoro Retiring, Piloted Nurses Union to Historic Growth and Influence

Bonnie Castillo, RN, who has led in every phase of the organization’s work after a career as a nurse activist, succeeds DeMoro as executive director of both NNU and the CNA and its affiliate National Nurses Organizing Committee in what the two, who have worked together for years, emphasizes will be a seamless transition.

National Nurses United
March 6, 2018
Medicare For All

Nurses Testify in Support of Maryland Single-Payer Bill

The Co-President of National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, testified today in the Maryland House of Delegates Health and Government Operations Committee in support of the Healthy Maryland Act HB1002/SB1516), a bill that would institute Medicare-for-all, single-payer health care legislation in the state.

National Nurses United
March 5, 2018
Kaiser Strike Vote

18,000 Kaiser RNs Vote to Authorize Possible Strike at Kaiser Medical Facilities throughout California

The California Nurses Association, representing 18,000 registered nurses at 21 Kaiser Permanente medical centers and dozens of medical clinics and office buildings in California, announced today that RNs voted by an overwhelming majority to authorize their nurse negotiators to call a strike, if needed.

California Nurses Association
March 5, 2018
Then CNA President Kay McVay, RN with California Gov. Gray Davis

Nurses Pay Tribute to Seminal Leader, Former CNA President Kay McVay, RN on Her Passing

The California Nurses Association and National Nurses United are paying tribute this week to the life and legacy of one of its foremost leaders Kay McVay, RN, the president emeritus of CNA who died Saturday at age 84 after a lengthy illness.

National Nurses United
February 26, 2018