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Press Releases

United Nurses calls for public hearings and more to address BRN oversight issues

July 30, 2009

UNAC/UHCP President Kathy J. Sackman, RN, responds to a recent LA Times article addressing Governor Schwarzenegger’s decisions that have contributed to the problems at the California Board of Registered Nursing.

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UNAC Leaders Honored – June 2, 2009

June 2, 2009

Buena Park, CA – UNAC/UHCP President Kathy J. Sackman, RN, Treasurer Delima MacDonald, RN, Secretary Barbara Blake, RN, and former state officer Sonia Moseley were honored with 57 other women for their contributions to the labor movement in Orange County on May 27th. Titled “An Evening to Honor Heroines Among Us: Past, Present & Future,” […]

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Nurses Union Recommends a No Vote on Proposition 1A

May 12, 2009

Remarks from UNAC/UHCP Political Director, Jimmy Gomez, regarding California’s state budget initiative, Proposition 1A, on the May 19, 2009 ballot

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Nurses Union Testifies to Congress Regarding Swine Flu

May 12, 2009

Registered Nurse union member highlights need for protections in the workplace for health care professionals

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Nurses Union Successfully Supports Bill for Presumptions in Workers Compensation for Direct Healthcare Providers

April 30, 2009

UNAC/UHCP political director makes a case for AB 664 to create new presumptions in workers compensation for dangerous working conditions of direct health care providers

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Parkview Registered Nurses Ratify First UNAC/UHCP Union Contract

April 20, 2009

13 months of prolonged negotiations ends in a clear vote by nurses to ratify their first union contract, which will restore 5% pay cut by management and guarantee nurses a voice in the workplace

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Nurses Union Promotes Landmark Reporting for Nonprofit Hospitals

April 16, 2009

UNAC/UHCP supports new reporting requirement for non-profit hospitals that for the first time will provide data on charity care on a cost basis

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Health Care Reform Discussion Raises Vital Patient Care Issues

April 15, 2009

Nurses union officer advocates for comprehensive health care reform to address health care quality issues, improve access to patient care and meet the ongoing demand for nurses

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Nurses Union Applauds Passing of SB 294 Nurse Practitioners Bill

April 14, 2009

Nurses union officer testifies at Business and Professions committee meeting, aiding in the passage of bill to clarify the scope of practice for nurse practitioners

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Nurses Union Supports Single Payer Health Care Bill

April 13, 2009

Union’s state secretary testifies to California Senate Health Committee in support of SB 810 as the ideal option for achieving universal health care for all Californians

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