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Posted on February 14, 2013
Andrelin Zulueta – Vice-President After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Andrelin Zulueta joined the US Army and became one of the Combat Medics of the 1-185th Combined Arms Battalion. From 2004 to 2005, he was deployed with his unit in the Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his successful deployment, Andrelin pursued undergraduate study. In […]
Posted on October 29, 2012
If you’re still deciding how to vote on California’s myriad ballot propositions, check out the California Labor Federation endorsements. Don’t forget to vote NO on Proposition 32, which would silence our voice for patient safety. Click on the link above to see the recommendations for the other statewide ballot propositions.
Posted on October 1, 2012
UNAC/UHCP Bill Would Have Added Enforcement Measures to State’s Landmark Nursing Staff Ratios
Posted on August 27, 2012
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.