West Virginia press releases

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CHS Registered Nurses

Registered Nurses at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte to Hold Informational Picket May 18

Registered nurses at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center (GVMC) in Ronceverte plan to hold an informational picket Saturday, May 18 to speak out about the eroding conditions at the hospital, including chronic short staffing, inadequate supplies and maintenance problems that undermine hygiene.

National Nurses United
May 16, 2019

Without Teachers We Wouldn't Be Nurses

NNU Offers Encouragement for Teacher Walkouts

National Nurses United today offered praise and encouragement for teachers engaged in a growing protest movement from West Virginia to Arizona.

National Nurses United
April 11, 2018

Patient Need, Not CHS Greed

Community Health Systems faces up to $4.5 million in fines over alleged unfair labor practices toward nurses

One of the country’s largest for-profit hospital chains, Community Health Systems (CHS), and its affiliated hospital management arm Quorum Health Corporation, are facing projected fines of up to $4.5 million to settle more than 30 charges of unfair labor practices against registered nurses in West Virginia, Ohio, and California.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
October 26, 2017

Nurse holding megaphone

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Nurses Ratify New Contract

Registered nurses at nine Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia voted by an overwhelming majority to ratify a contract agreement they say will help recruit and retain the most qualified nurses for communities served by the hospitals and lead to improved patient care.

National Nurses United
May 5, 2017


New NLRB Trial Against CHS, Quorum and Affiliates for Multiple and Repeated Labor Violations Begins

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will commence a new trial against Community Health Systems (CHS) and its affiliates, for multiple and repeated labor violations, on Monday, March 27 in Beaver, W.Va.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United - West Virginia
March 27, 2017

Nurses holding signs

NLRB Moves Forward with Another Massive Complaint Against Mega Hospital Chain CHS

Registered nurses across the nation welcome the National Labor Relations Board Office of General Counsel's decision to move forward with yet another massive consolidated complaint against healthcare giant Community Health Systems, and for the first time, Quorum Health Corporation, for numerous alleged labor violations, National Nurses United announced today.

National Nurses United
September 29, 2016

NLRB Trial Against CHS to Hold Hearing with Focus on Violations at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center

The National Labor Relations Board has scheduled a public hearing on labor violations at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte, W.Va. beginning Monday, Sept. 19 in Lewisburg, W.Va.

National Nurses United
September 16, 2016

West Virginia Phase of NLRB Trial Against CHS and Affiliates Begins August 8th

The National Labor Relations Board has scheduled a public hearing on labor violations at Bluefield Regional Medical Center (BRMC) to begin August 8 in Princeton, W.Va.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
August 5, 2016

Court Orders CHS Hospitals Recognize and Bargain with Registered Nurses Union

A federal court has ordered two West Virginia hospitals to stop blocking a democratic vote by nurses, recognize the nurses' right to join a union and bargain with them for a first collective bargaining agreement.

National Nurses United
July 28, 2016

Eyewitnesses: Our Nurses Describe the Heartache and Solidarity in the Aftermath of WV Flooding

By now, we have all seen the terrible images and descriptions of the flooding in West Virginia last week, which came without warning and left unimaginable wreckage. Twenty-three people are dead, and hundreds remain in shelters, as well as thousands of homes and businesses left damaged by the storms that are called “training” because the thunderstorms are lined up like train cars.

RN Response Network
June 27, 2016