Safe staffing ratios press releases

Submitted by ADonahue on May 10, 2021
Large group of nurses outside hospital hold signs "Staff Up for Safe Care"

Nurses look forward after year of achievements – new year begins with national day of action for safe staffing

Following a year of major contract gains across the country, nurses are pledging to step up actions to demand the hospital industry end their profession’s staffing crisis by providing safe numbers of nurses to care for patients.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
January 25, 2023

Group of four nurses outside hold signs "Staff up for safe patient care"

Nurses to rally nationwide for safe staffing

Thousands of registered nurse members of National Nurses United will hold actions on Thursday, Jan. 26 to demand the hospital industry end their profession’s staffing crisis by providing safe numbers of nurses to care for patients.

National Nurses United
January 24, 2023

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Concord nurses to hold informational picket about staffing crisis

Registered nurses at the John Muir Behavioral Health Center in Concord, Calif., will hold an informational picket on to raise awareness of chronic understaffing and high turnover rates at the hospital.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 20, 2023

Hand holding sign "Safe Staffing Saves Lives"

Chicago nurses hold protest for patient safety

Registered nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, will hold an action to highlight their patient safety concerns including short-staffing, RN and other staff vacancies, and lack of educational resources create unsafe patient care conditions.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 13, 2022

Hands hold sign "Safe Staffing Saves Veterans"

Cincinnati VA nurses to hold an informational picket for patient safety and the VA Employee Fairness Act

RNs at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, will hold an informational picket to highlight their patient safety concerns, including dangerous short staffing.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 6, 2022

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VA nurses in Augusta join Atlanta and Tuscaloosa RNs to demand VA leadership address persistent patient-safety care concerns

RNs say chronic short-staffing, a years-long contract dispute, and retention problems hurt veterans.

National Nurses United
August 30, 2022

Four nurses outside with raised fists hold signs "Staff Up for Safe Care"

VA nurses in Tuscaloosa join Augusta and Atlanta RNs to demand VA leadership address persistent patient-safety care concerns

RNs say chronic short-staffing, a years-long contract dispute, and retention problems hurt veterans.

National Nurses United
August 23, 2022

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VA nurses in Atlanta join Augusta and Tuscaloosa RNs to demand VA leadership address persistent patient-safety care concerns

RNs say chronic short-staffing, years-long contract dispute, and retention problems hurt veterans.

National Nurses United
August 23, 2022

Large group of nurses and community holding signs calling for safe staffing

Saint Joseph Hospital nurses to hold informational picket to protest unsafe staffing and missing pay

Saint Joseph nurses say Providence is violating California’s safe staffing law, which mandates safe RN-to-patient staffing ratios. Ongoing payroll errors have resulted in missing pay for hundreds of nurses.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
August 9, 2022

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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