Press Releases

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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UNAC/UHCP Backs Obama Health Care Efforts

April 7, 2009

Nurses and health care professionals support president Obama and comprehensive health care reform at regional White House forum

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Nurses Union Hires New Political Director

February 26, 2009

Jimmy Gomez, previously with AFSCME in Washington D.C., will start at UNAC/UHCP March 2 to represent the voice of nurses in politics

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February 26, 2009

The United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals represents nurses and other health care professionals throughout Southern California. UNAC/UHCP, as the association is known, is affiliated with the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO.

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Nurses Say, “We Love Parkview, Stop Stalling Our Contract” – December 11, 2008

December 11, 2008

Surrounded by chanting supporters and buoyed by a rousing speech from California’s lieutenant governor, nurses from Parkview Community Hospital rallied and marched this morning, calling on hospital administrators to stop stalling and finish negotiating their union contract. “Parkview nurses have Parkview’s best interest at heart,” said Penny Brown, a nurse in the hospital’s neonatal intensive […]

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UNAC/UHCP Members Serve the 39th Assembly District Community

October 22, 2008

Los Angeles, CA – On Saturday, optometrists, nurses, and physician assistants from the UNAC/UHCP administered eye, glaucoma and blood pressure testing for approximately 1400 community members in the 39th Assembly District at the 2nd Annual Family Resource Fair. Held at the Branford Recreation Center, the theme for the event was “Be Healthy, Stay Safe, and […]

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Union Activists to Walk from Hollywood to the Docks

April 17, 2008

Los Angeles, CA – The nearly 700 UNAC/UHCP members at St. Francis Medical Center are part of a special group of working people. They are among the more than 350,000 union members in Los Angeles County who will be renegotiating their union contracts this year. By working for a strong contract, the UNAC/UHCP members at […]

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