Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurse holds sign "Protect and Respect Nurses Now"

Nurses celebrate step forward for gender equity in workers compensation as CA Senate passes SB 213

Bill will ensure nurses and other health care workers are automatically presumed to be eligible for workers’ comp if they experience some common work-related conditions.

California Nurses Association
February 4, 2022

• CNA

3 nurses outside hold signs "Safe Staffing Now"

Nurses at Tri-City Medical Center Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize a One-day Strike

Nurses voted by an overwhelming majority to authorize their nurse negotiators to call a one-day strike if the issues RNs raised in ongoing contract negotiations to protect their patients and improve patient care remain unresolved

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 2, 2022

• CNA

CalCare

Nurses vow to continue fight for CalCare because ‘we never give up on our patients’

After nurses and our allies learned that the California State Assembly failed to hold a vote on AB 1400, the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act, a bill that would establish a single-payer health system for the state, we are disappointed—but not defeated.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 1, 2022

• CNA/NNU

CalCare

Nurses condemn California Assembly for ‘giving up’ on bill to guarantee health care in the state

This failure by elected representatives to put patients above profits at a time when it’s more clear than ever before that health care must be a right.

California Nurses Association
January 31, 2022

Staff UP for safe care. End crisis care now.

Miami VA nurses demand management resolve patient safety issues and critical staffing crisis

RNs at Miami's Bruce W. Carter VA Medical will hold an action on Thur. Jan. 27 to demand that management invests in nurse staffing to provide optimal veteran care following years of short staffing.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
January 25, 2022

• NNOC, • NNU

Nurses outside hold CalCare signs

California Nurses Association celebrates major milestone toward winning guaranteed health care in the state

AB 1400, the CalCare bill, moves to the full Assembly for a vote.

California Nurses Association
January 20, 2022

Seton Medical Center nurses holding sign "Staff up for safe care: End crisis care now"

AHMC Seton Medical Center nurses to hold virtual press conference for safe staffing

Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, nurses from AHMC Seton Medical Center will hold a virtual press conference to demand the hospital address ongoing staffing and patient safety issues highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

California Nurses Association
January 19, 2022

UC Davis nurses with fists raised and stickers "Staff up for safe care. End crisis care now"

UC Davis Medical Center nurses to hold a virtual press conference to demand necessary resources for safe patient care

UCDMC nurses will speak out about safe patient care, safe staffing issues, and a recent attempt by the hospital to force nurses to work while Covid-positive.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 14, 2022

• CNA/NNU

The front of the US Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

Nurses welcome Supreme Court order on health care workers, dismayed safety for other workers ignored

The court order should be a signal to the Department of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health Administration to take the next necessary step — extending the Emergency Temporary Standard.

National Nurses United
January 13, 2022

• NNU

Graphic - 20 years in a row, nurses ranked most honest and ethical professions

Registered nurses top Gallup poll for 20th year in a row

Nurses have taken the number one spot on Gallup’s Honesty and Ethics list in all but one year since they were added in 1999.

National Nurses United
January 13, 2022

• NNU