Workplace Violence


Workplace Violence Puts Everyone At Risk

Nurses to Highlight Landmark New Rules on Prevention of Workplace Violence in Hospitals – Model for National Regs

Registered nurses who have encountered workplace violence in hospital settings will speak out Tuesday, April 3 in a California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) press conference in Oakland to highlight the implementation of the strongest state workplace violence prevention rules in the nation.

California Nurses Association
March 29, 2018


Nurse on the job injury

Violence against nurses in hospitals not routinely tracked, reported

Violence against nurses in hospitals has become an epidemic. A federal report found 21 percent of nurses report verbal abuse, physical assault, and even rape.

Meghan Dwyer, WGN
November 17, 2017


Workplace Violence - Not Just Part of the Job

With Workers Memorial Day On Horizon, Nurses Vow to Keep Fighting for Highest Level of Protections

NNU has fought — and continues to lead the fight — for nurses’ health and safety. As of April 1, California healthcare employers are legally required to have a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan in place, thanks to nation-leading workplace violence legislation and regulations nurses fought for and won in California.

National Nurses United
April 26, 2018