Safe staffing ratios press releases

Submitted by ADonahue on May 10, 2021
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

• NNOC, • NNU

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

• Veterans Affairs, • NNOC, • NNU

NNU logo

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

• Veterans Affairs

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

• Veterans Affairs

NNU logo

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

• Veterans Affairs

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

• CNA

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

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

Five nurses inside hospital

RNs at Seton prepare for two-day strike citing patient safety concerns

Nurses have been in contract negotiations with AHMC since December 2021. AHMC management is impeding any real progress by refusing to address the nurses’ concerns and by canceling scheduled meetings at the last minute.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 20, 2022

• CNA

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

Brooksville’s Oak Hill Hospital nurses will rally for staff recruitment, retention, and patient safety

Oak Hill RNs say dangerous conditions in their hospital necessitate immediate action to protect patient care and safety, and safe staffing is the solution.

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

• NNOC, • NNU