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Press Releases

United Nurses contribute to Haiti relief efforts with donation and medical volunteers

January 22, 2010

Since 2000, UNAC/UHCP has donated $10,000 to charitable organizations selected by one of their union affiliates on a rotating basis. Originally, the contribution was given in conjunction with Nurses Week held in May. However, in light of the magnitude of devastation in Haiti and urgent need, UNAC/UHCP decided to increase the contribution and give it now rather than this spring.

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UNAC Screens at LA CLC

November 20, 2009

UNAC/UHCP State Secretary Barbara Blake, RN, provides delegates of the Los Angeles Central Labor Council with a presentation explaining why labor health care facilities are superior to non-unionized facilities in terms of patient outcomes and working conditions.

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United Nurses President Raises Issues of Nursing Education, Prevention at UCLA Forum on National Health Care Debate

November 12, 2009

Sackman joined panelists UCLA School of Public Affairs Professors Fernando Torres-Gil, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Mark Peterson, Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, as well as John Healy, Editorial Writer for the LA Times

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Barbers Trim, UNAC/UHCP Members Screen

November 9, 2009

Los Angeles, CA – UNAC/UHCP members donated most of their Saturday, November 7, to providing health screening targeting African American men with the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program throughout the Los Angeles and Inland Empire. This unique and innovative grassroots program works with black-owned barbershops, which represent a cultural institution of familiarity and trust in […]

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United Nurses and Parkview Community Hospital Partnership Awarded Federal Labor-Management Grant

October 22, 2009

Registered Nurse Advisory Committee awarded $60,000 to foster effective collaboration and improve organizational effectiveness

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UNAC/UHCP Nurses Volunteer to Campaign in Several States for Health Care Reform Legislation

October 9, 2009

Nurses reach out to the American public to discuss health care legislation through “House Calls for Health Care Reform” campaign

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UNAC/UHCP President Addresses BRN Recommendations – August 17, 2009

August 17, 2009

Sacramento, CA – On Monday, August 17, UNAC/UHCP President Kathy J. Sackman, RN, spoke in Sacramento before the California Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee regarding recommendations proposed to create a seamless enforcement program for the Board of Registered Nursing. Please click on the link below to read her statement to the Committee. Testimony of […]

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United Nurses state secretary testifies before California Board of Registered Nursing – August 12, 2009

August 12, 2009

Sacramento, CA – Barbara Blake, RN, state secretary of the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) testified today at the Board of Registered Nursing to show support for the Board’s recent report to the California’s Department of Consumer Affairs and to highlight some preliminary recommendations moving forward as public hearings continue […]

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UNAC/UHCP Members Volunteer for RAM LA and Provide Health Care Services to Vulnerable Populations – August 12, 2009

August 12, 2009

Large crowds reinforce the union’s commitment to achieving comprehensive Health Care Reform for all Californians Uninsured, underinsured, unemployed and under-employed Californians throughout the Los Angeles area flocked to the Forum in Inglewood on Tuesday, August 11 to receive free dental, vision, medical and women’s health care services from health care professionals volunteering for RAM LA […]

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Members of nurses union promoting universal health care reform volunteer for RAM LA

August 12, 2009

Members of the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) volunteer for RAM LA 2009 to provide free dental, vision, medical and women’s health care services during the weeklong event, from August 11 through 18.

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