Press releases

Submitted by oldAdministrator on September 25, 2017
Five nurses in hospital hallway

Nurses and health care workers call on Sutter Health to correct egregious payroll errors and provide remedies to all affected workers

Since July 1, when Sutter implemented its new payroll system, Workday, numerous errors continue, including missing pay and inaccurate pay rates.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union
August 5, 2022

• CNA, • CHEU

Two nurses inside hospital hold signs "Staff Up For Safe Care"

RNs at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, part of mega chain CommonSpirit Health, alert community members to persistently unsafe conditions at facility

They are asking residents to help them win improvements in care by contacting the hospital Chief Nursing Officer.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
August 3, 2022

• CNA, • NNU

Two nurses outside hospital

Buffalo VA Medical Center nurses to hold protest for safe staffing and patient care

RNs at Buffalo VAMC will protest VA management’s delays in supporting nurses who are committed to providing our veterans the highest quality of care.

National Nurses United
August 1, 2022

• Veterans Affairs

Group of nurses outside givingn thumbs up

Coral Gables Hospital nurses vote to join nation’s largest RN union

Citing a desire for improved staffing and a strengthened voice in patient care protections, registered nurses at Coral Gables Hospital in South Florida voted by 57 percent to join National Nurses Organizing Committee-Florida.

National Nurses Organizing Committee-Florida/National Nurses United
July 29, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Group on nurses inside hospital hold raised fists

Santa Monica nurses to hold an informational picket to demand safe patient care

Registered nurses at Providence Saint John’s Health Center will hold an informational picket to protest the administration’s refusal to address chronic short staffing, which jeopardizes patient safety.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 29, 2022

Three nurses inside hospital hold signs "Patients First"

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital RNs ratify four-year contract with wins for patients, nurses

The new collective bargaining agreement was ratified on July 27 with 98 percent of RNs’ support. The board of directors of Hazel Hawkins voted unanimously to approve the new contract at their July 28 board meeting.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 28, 2022

• CNA

Group of four nurses inside hospital

Florida Medical Center nurses to hold informational picket for safe staffing, patient health and safety

Florida Medical Center nurses have been in negotiations since March 2022 for a new contract with little to no movement on key issues.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 27, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Nurse holding sign with "Protect Nurses/Patients/Publich Health"

Nurses urge the CDC to take immediate action to strengthen Covid-19 guidance to protect public health

NNU sent a letter to the CDC urging the agency to take immediate action in the face of elevated transmission of Covid-19 around the country, the dominance of the extremely contagious and immune evasive BA.5 variant, and the development of additional Omicron subvariants.

National Nurses United
July 21, 2022

• NNU

Nurses outside hospital holding various "Save Lives" signs

Fawcett nurses to protest chronic short staffing and to demand safe patient care

RNs at HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital will hold an outdoor action on Mon., July 25, to protest hospital management’s refusal to address chronic short staffing at the facility and the impact on patient care.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 21, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Large group of nurses outside hospital hold signs "Patients First"

Registered nurses at San Jose’s two HCA hospitals ratify 3-year contract with multiple provisions to improve patient care

HCA agreed to hire 34 more full-time RNs to provide meal and rest breaks for nurses. Nurses say this will improve patient care, as studies clearly show that nurses who are fatigued and exhausted are more likely to make errors.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
July 15, 2022

• CNA