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Nurses condemn California Assembly for ‘giving up’ on bill to guarantee health care in the state

The following statement is the California Nurses Association (CNA)’s response to news yesterday that the California State Assembly failed to hold a vote on AB 1400, the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (known as CalCare) that would establish a single-payer health system for the state: Today, elected leaders in California had the opportunity […]

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New law requiring hospitals to maintain a three-month supply of PPE takes effect April 1

March 31, 2021 – Nurses welcome the April 1, 2021 implementation of a new law requiring hospitals to create and maintain a three-month stockpile of N95 respirators, gowns, and other personal protective equipment (PPE), announced the California Nurses Association (CNA) today. CNA was the sponsor of the bill, AB 2537, requiring the new rule. “Hospitals […]

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Nurses applaud introduction of CalCare bill to implement a single-payer system in California

February 19, 2021 – Renewing its commitment to the larger fight for health care justice, the California Nurses Association (CNA) is pleased to sponsor Assembly Bill 1400 (Kalra), the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (CalCare), which would guarantee comprehensive, high-quality health care to all California residents as a human right. The establishment of the […]

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Nurses: Hospital Industry Attack on Safe Staffing Putting Lives of Patients, Nurses, Workers at Risk

December 14, 2020 – The California Nurses Association/ National Nurses United today warned that a campaign by the hospital industry to exploit the pandemic as a pretext for rolling back safe staffing standards in California puts the lives of patients, registered nurses and other health care workers at risk. During the pandemic, California hospitals have […]

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Governor signs nurse-sponsored bill to help save hospitals, medical services from closures and cuts

September 21, 2020 – The more than 100,000 registered nurses of the California Nurses Association on Friday welcomed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature of a bill they sponsored, A.B. 2037, that will help ensure local communities can continue to access desperately needed medical care by expanding noticing requirements when hospitals plan to close or eliminate existing […]

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California Nurses Association policy expert appointed to Healthy California for All commission

December 19, 2019 – When Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced the launch of the Healthy California for All Commission—a group working to advance guaranteed health care coverage in California—his appointees included Carmen Comsti, 35, a regulatory policy specialist with the California Nurses Association (CNA). “This is a great day for California. Far too many people […]

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Citing an Agreement to Improve Staffing Nurses Postpone Informational Picket Dec. 13 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in Grass Valley

December 12, 2019 – Registered nurses at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) in Grass Valley have postponed the informational picket scheduled for Friday, Dec. 13, California Nurses Association/ National Nurses United announced today. The goal of the picket was to let the public know that the hospital’s drastic cuts in nursing, and nurses aide staff […]

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Nurses to Hold Informational Picket Dec. 13 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in Grass Valley

Registered nurses at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) in Grass Valley will hold an informational picket on Friday Dec. 13, California Nurses Association/ National Nurses United announced today. The goal of the picket is to let the public know that the hospital’s drastic cuts in nursing, and nurses aide staff are eroding the quality of […]

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RN Response Network/National Nurses United Report on Border Conditions

Sept. 13, 2019 – The Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) has released Compassion Without Borders: RNs Report on the Public Health Crisis at the Border, announced RNRN, National Nurses United (NNU), and California Nurses Foundation (CNF). The report outlines the health crisis at the border, which the government created. The 20-page report highlights nurses’ observations […]

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18,000 Kaiser RNs Vote to Authorize Possible Strike at Kaiser Medical Facilities throughout California

March 5, 2018 – The California Nurses Association, representing 18,000 registered nurses at 21 Kaiser Permanente medical centers and dozens of medical clinics and office buildings in California, announced today that RNs voted by an overwhelming majority to authorize their nurse negotiators to call a strike, if needed, to protest the hospital’s refusal to address […]

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Aetna Admission a Window Into Widespread Abuse of Patients in Insurance Claims Denials – RNs

Feb. 12, 2018 – Revelations Sunday by CNN that Aetna’s former Southern California medical director admitted under oath that he never looked at patient records when deciding whether to approve or deny care highlights a widespread abuse in the insurance industry that can have catastrophic consequences for patients, said the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United […]

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RNs Vote Unanimously to Approve Contract at Rideout Regional Medical Center in Marysville

November 30, 2017 – Registered nurses voted unanimously yesterday to approve a new contract at Yuba County and the surrounding region’s only acute care hospital, Rideout Regional Medical Center in Marysville. The new pact covers 530 registered nurses affiliated with California Nurses Association (CNA). RNs say the contract includes significant improvements and workplace protections all […]