Press Releases

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
RNs in the field in Puerto Rico

RN Volunteers Back from Puerto Rico to Speak Out on Ongoing, Worsening Public Health Crisis

Registered nurse volunteers recently returned from two weeks of providing nursing care and other disaster relief will join House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress to speak

RN Response Network
October 26, 2017
Tricity nurses

RNs Reach Contract Agreement at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside Improved Recruitment and Retention Will Improve Patient Care

After 14 months of negotiations, registered nurses at Tri-City Medical Center have settled a 3.5 year agreement with major gains and a first-ever schedule for raises based on years of experience.

October 25, 2017
Sandy Falwell speaks at AFL-CIO convention

Nurses Welcome AFL-CIO Call for Medicare for All Resolution Pledges to Make Health Care for All a Reality

National Nurses United today hailed adoption of a resolution by the AFL-CIO at its convention in St. Louis, declaring that “we will support legislation that guarantees health care as a human right through an improved Medicare for All.”

National Nurses United
October 24, 2017
RNs and activists from across the state rally outside the State Capitol

Rallies to Support Single Payer Bill SB 562 Planned Oct. 23 and 24 at State Capitol to Coincide with Assembly Select Committee Hearings on Health Care

Diverse Coalition Criticizes Hearings as Woefully Incomplete, Promoting Counterfeit "alternatives" to SB 562 and Guaranteed Healthcare for all California Residents

California Nurses Association
October 20, 2017