Association Representation Coordinator
Pettis Memorial News
Posted on August 23, 2012
Renewing your BRN license this year? Be smart and do it early or do it online. Word is there have been delays in processing license renewals this year. Don’t get caught in the system. Online, early, or both!
Posted on June 14, 2012
The proposed language would allow hospitals to waive the staffing ratios on all units during meals and breaks. “The UNAC/UHCP, AFSCME legislative team immediately developed a plan to actively oppose the language and to inform the legislators that UNAC/UHCP, AFSCME would never support anything that would threaten the staffing ratios that California Registered Nurses worked so hard to achieve and the patients deserve,” said Barbara Blake, RN, UNAC/UHCP State Secretary/Treasurer. Click here to read UNAC/UHCP’s letter of opposition to the proposed language.
Posted on May 31, 2012
As the Gallery of Success at this year’s Affiliate Officer’s Conference (AAOC) shows, it’s been a big year for UNAC/UHCP. In addition to this year’s high-profile contract wins, every affiliate increased membership participation. Read on to learn how.
Posted on May 11, 2012
After starting Nurses Week with a recap of how far we’d come in the year since last Nurses Week, thousands of UNAC/UHCP nurses employed by Kaiser got a special Nurses Week gift–a Tentative Agreement on a fantastic new contract. Details are forthcoming. We have a photo gallery of the UNAC/UHCP celebrations that took place all over Southern California. Read all about it!
Posted on May 6, 2012
During Nurses Week on May 6-12, we thank our strongest advocates for patients: Registered Nurses. Thank you for all that you do for this union!
Posted on February 15, 2012
Governor Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill 98, the legislation reconstituting the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). The entire board will be reappointed under the new bill.
Posted on September 7, 2011
Do you feel empowered to be more involved with your union? Do you want to help serve as a bridge between your unit and your union representatives? Together we can! Become a Steward! Attend Steward trainings, proudly wear your Steward button when on your unit and together we can help build a stronger union. If […]
Posted on September 6, 2011
There is strength in numbers! Our union membership is at an all time high and growing! Together we can make those numbers even better! Interested in becoming a member? Know someone who is not a member? It’s as easy as filling out a postcard! Come to the PMRNA office located on 2SW room 2D-48 and […]
Posted on September 6, 2011
Basic Labor Management Training coming soon! Earn up to six (6) CE contact hours upon completion of this program. Lunch will be provided. Come and get more involved with YOUR union. There is a $10.00 attendance fee to reserve your spot that will be refunded to you on the day of the class. Mail check […]
Posted on July 8, 2011
Mary Mendoza, MSN, Ed, RN, CCRN President In April 2005, Mary Mendoza started her employment at Jerry L. Pettis VA Medical Center as a critical care nurse. Her nursing experience is extensive and diverse. Mary worked in four other acute care hospitals besides the VA Medical Center. She provided nursing care to diverse clients from […]