Press Releases

United Nurses Cleared of Election Misconduct Allegations

July 13, 2010

Frivolous Objections by Prime Healthcare Services Overruled San Dimas, CA –The United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) was cleared of any misconduct during an organizing campaign preceding the Registered Nurses vote to unionize and affiliate with UNAC/UHCP in April 2010. Chino Valley Medical Center filed twenty-nine objections with the National Labor Relations Board, alleging Union election misconduct. Last week an Administrative Law Judge overruled all of the Hospital’s objections, clearing the way for the Union to be certified as the nurses’ representative.

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United Nurses Provide Medical Services for Local HIV/AIDS Children’s Camp Program – July 8, 2010

July 8, 2010

Registered Nurses from UNAC/UHCP are among those currently providing medical care at Camp Laurel, a summer program for children living with or affected by HIV/AIDS offered twice yearly in Bear Valley. The RNs are providing medical services during the rest of the weeklong camp to all of the children and adults supporting the program. “As […]

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Nurses congratulate California’s newest assembly member, UNAC-Endorsed state assemblyman Mike Gatto

June 14, 2010

The United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) congratulates newly elected California State Assembly Member Mike Gatto, victor in the runoff special election for the 43rd District.

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UNAC Endorsed Candidates win in 11 out of 13 Races

June 11, 2010

In its opening year, UNAC’s new political department won big Tuesday night; with 11 out of 13 UNAC endorsed and supported candidates winning races for State Senate, Assembly and Statewide Office. As an early supporter and endorser, our big wins came in: The 43rd Assembly District (Mike Gatto, Pre-Special Election Primary); The 47th Assembly District […]

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PROPOSITION RECOMMENDATIONS – June 8, 2010 California Election Ballot

June 8, 2010

AFSCME California, after a comprehensive review process, has developed a list of recommendations for the ballot propositions. These are only recommendations and we hope you take them into consideration when deciding how to vote.

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UNAC/UHCP Celebrates National Nurses Week – May 12, 2010

May 12, 2010

National Nurses Week is a wonderful opportunity to thank nurses for their many contributions to improving the quality of health care and advancing their profession. In celebration of National Nurses Week every year, UNAC/UHCP donates $10,000 to a charitable organization chosen by one of our affiliates on a rotating basis. In light of the catastrophic […]

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Chino Valley Nurses Win Voice in Patient Care

April 3, 2010

Chino Valley Medical Center Registered Nurses Vote by a Strong Majority to Join UNAC/UHCP To Win a Voice in the Workplace

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United Nurses Laud Successful Passage of National Health Care Reform Bill

March 22, 2010

Kathy Sackman, RN and president of the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP), reinforced the Southern California-based union’s advocacy of national health care reform today, lauding the successful passage of the Affordable Health Care for America bill in the House of Representatives.

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UNAC/UHCP members lobby on SB 1111 during AFSCME California PEOPLE Convention

March 20, 2010

United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) members and staff participated in the AFSCME California State Convention in Sacramento on March 14 and 15. Members from all eight AFSCME California affiliates came together to vote on the political endorsements for public office. The second day of activities included visiting the Capitol to lobby representatives in the California legislature on bills relevant to our UNAC/UHCP affiliates; in particular, SB 1111 on reforming the Board of Registered Nursing

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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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