Barton Memorial RNs celebrate election win Wednesday night

South Lake Tahoe RNs Vote by 88% to Join CNA

Capping a banner year of union organizing for California’s largest organization of Registered Nurses, RNs at Barton Memorial and Lake Tahoe Surgery Center in South Lake Tahoe, Ca. voted by 88 percent to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United.

California Nurses Association
November 16, 2017

• Organizing Victories


Save Our Community Hospital

Nurses Hold Press Conference to Say, “Keep Community Hospital, Long Beach Open!”

On Tuesday, November 14, nurses and community members will hold a press conference on the public health threat of the proposed closure of Community Hospital, Long Beach (CHLB), the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today.

California Nurses Association
November 13, 2017
No Medical Redlining - Keep Alta Bates Open!

Sunday Nov. 5 Stroller Brigade and Rally in Berkeley to Save Alta Bates Medical Center - Birthplace of the East Bay

On Sunday Nov. 5, community members, elected officials and registered nurses will hold a rally and march led by a brigade of strollers, on Sunday, Nov. 5, in Berkeley to protest Sutter Health's proposed closure of Alta Bates Medical Center.

California Nurses Association
November 2, 2017
Brian Ferrer, RN speaks before LA city health commission

Nurses speak out: Urban drilling does not belong in our communities!

Brian Ferrer, RN, has a front row seat to the health consequences and sees what happens to patients exposed to our environmental toxins.

National Nurses United
November 17, 2017
Single Payer Supporters Rally at State Capitol

Single Payer Supporters Rally at State Capitol with Message to Legislators: Stop Wasting Time With Sham Committee Hearings!

The California Nurses Association and the campaign for the Healthy California Act held high-energy, well-attended rallies at the state Capitol for two days, Oct. 23 and 24, in support of SB 562, legislation that would guarantee health coverage to all Californians.

California Nurses Association
October 25, 2017
Nurses at SB562 rally

Support for California's Healthy California Act (S.B. 562) will not stop!

Earth to Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon! Nurses never give up and neither will millions of Californians who support Single Payer Healthcare.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
October 25, 2017
CNA Nurses Fight On!

Barton nurses vote to unionize

Nurses at Barton Health voted earlier this week to unionize, a move that will undoubtedly alter how one of the area's largest employers interacts with some of its most vital employees.

Ryan Hoffman, The Record Courier
November 17, 2017

• Organizing Victories


Berkeley community protests Alta Bates closure

Closure of Alta Bates Hospital endangers community health

If you are a UC Berkeley student, your health and wellbeing is at risk if Alta Bates’ emergency, acute and urgent care services, which students need and use regularly, are eliminated. That’s why the campus’s student government unanimously passed a resolution opposing the closure.

Rochell Pardue-Okimoto, Special to The Daily Cal
November 17, 2017
Nurses walk a picket line

Kaiser nurses picket 21 campuses, including Vacaville

A sea of red flowed down Vaca Valley Parkway Thursday as off duty nurses in crimson colored scrubs took up posts in front of Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center in protest of what they called the sad state of patient care.

Kimberly K. Fu - The Reporter
November 3, 2017