Workplace Violence Prevention Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on March 18, 2021
Nurse holding sign "Workplace Violence puts everyone at risk"

UCSF Medical Center Nurses to Hold Action on Workplace Violence Prevention June 17

On Thursday, June 17, CNA nurses from UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will speak out against the hospital’s failure to keep patients and staff safe, both inside and outside of the workplace.

California Nurses Association
June 16, 2021

Nurses outside Capitol building

Registered Nurses Honor National Nurses Week with Lobby Days For Federal Legislation to Protect Patients and Nurses

Hundreds of registered nurses from across the country will meet virtually with federal lawmakers on May 4-10 to urge them to step up measures to improve protections for hospital patients and nurses and other health care workers across the country.

National Nurses United
May 3, 2021

Nurses holding signs "Workplace violence put everyone at risk"

Nurses Applaud U.S. House of Representatives Passage of Legislation Protecting Health Care, Social Service Workers from Workplace Violence

National Nurses United applauds the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of important federal legislation aimed at protecting health care and social services workers in places such as hospitals and clinics.

National Nurses United
April 16, 2021

NNU supports the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

Nurses Urge U.S. House of Representatives to Pass Bill Aimed at Protecting Health Care, Social Service Workers from Epidemic of Workplace Violence

National Nurses United today is urging that members of Congress vote in favor of the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, an important bipartisan bill that would help remedy an epidemic of threats and assaults facing frontline health workers.

National Nurses United
April 15, 2021

Nurses holding signs "Workplace Violence puts everyone at risk"

NNU Applauds House Committee Vote to Advance Bill Protecting Health Care, Social Service Workers from Epidemic of Workplace Violence

National Nurses United (NNU) applauds the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee’s approval of the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195), federal legislation that would help stem an epidemic of threats and assaults facing frontline health workers before and during the Covid-19 pandemic.

National Nurses United
March 24, 2021