California Nurses Association

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Ebola Fever Spreads at St. Joseph Hospital ... Check That: Ebola-Fighting Fever Spreads

    Four days after registered nurses made the same case at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, leaders of the California Nurses Association (CNA) and National Nurses United are this morning meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown in Sacramento to review ways to make California the national leader in protecting nurses ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    St. Joe Nurses Demand Better Ebola Prep

    Registered nurses will come calling on the CEO of St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange at noon to demand improved Ebola preparedness standards for patients, RNs and other caregivers.

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Nurses Deliver Petition to St. Joseph Hospital of Orange CEO Decrying Benefit and Staffing Cuts

    A delegation of St. Joseph Hospital of Orange registered nurses, local religious leaders and community supporters braved he heat to deliver a petition to CEO Steve Moreau Monday morning calling for the restoration of long standing employee benefits, including disability and retiree healthcare plans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Hundreds of Workers, Students Strike At UC Irvine

    Activists chanting "si, se puede" and "UC, escucha, estamos en la lucha" drowned out the traditional "$2 boba" chants at UC Irvine yesterday as workers, students and their supporters rallied and marched during a UC-wide strike by AFSCME 3299 and sympathy strike by UAW 2865. AFSCME represents the uni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Nurses Rally Against Government Healthcare and Social Security Cuts

    ​Just to be clear, the more than 100 registered nurses huddled around Irvine's Civic Center Plaza at high noon today are not there to implant a conscious into Larry Agran. The RNs are joining community activists to rally against any cuts to Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid.

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Will Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Apply Lessons Learned to Pending Ski and Snowboard Bills?

    ​You may still be working on your summer tan, but the Southern California ski and snowboard season unofficially officially begins Sept. 18 with Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails at Bear Mountain in Big Bear. The free event features pro snowboarders competing on 110 tons of man-made snow for a total $20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Swine Flu Deaths Spark Debate Over Nurses' Use of Masks

    ​Thanks to the swine flu, it is common to see nurses and other hospital workers wearing special respirator masks. This has put hospitals and nurses at loggerheads--not over whether the masks should be worn but how often they should be changed out.Even though Sacramento-area hospitals say their nur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    UC Irvine To Fire Whistleblower Nurse?

    Paul SchultzThis is not Ethel Mark, but isn't she so cute?A cardiac care nurse at UC Irvine who raised questions about faulty narcotics pumps, proper nurse rotations and mandatory breaks was notified by management that she could expect to fired in early July, according to the California Nurses Assoc ... More >>

  • Features

    November 29, 2007

    Sister Knows Best

    If the nuns in charge of the St. Joseph Health System are so pro-labor,why are some of their employees determined to unionize?

  • Columns

    August 30, 2007



  • News

    August 16, 2007

    A Union-Busting Habit

    The sisters who run St. Joseph Health System are often pro-labor—but apparently not at their hospitals

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Less than an hour until the polls close...

    ... and I'm soooooo confused. I was out of town last Thursday through Sunday, and when I returned there were 17 messages on my phone from the likes of Pete Wilson, Dick Ackerman, Hillary Clinton, someone yammering about Jessica's Law, the Nguyen running for an OC school board seat and his partner in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2006

    Two Shades of Green

    Perhaps it's only logical that in a state which has a man still trading on his movie role as a killer cyborg from the future as governor, politics would grow closer to comic books. Or perhaps it isn't. Either way, it's California. At last weekend's state GOP convention, the San Francisco Chronicl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2006

    Let the Schwarzenegger Dirty Tricks Begin

    Like any good Republican--and only good Republicans--we got to participate in a telephone poll last night. One of the first questions the young lady on the other end of the line asked was, if the election was held today, who would I support, "Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Governor of California, or Phi ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 19, 2003
  • Columns

    June 5, 2003
  • News

    May 22, 2003

    Nursing A Grudge

    Nader Says Health Care Has New Enemy: Big Labor

  • Columns

    May 15, 2003
  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Critical Mass

    Catholic hospital tries to counter campaign by nurses union

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    Measure This

    Vote like us . . . or suck donkey

  • Columns

    June 29, 2000