One-day strikes affected seven Summit hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area, involving up to 3,200 nurses and several hundred medical technicians.
"This is precedent-setting both in terms of the rights of RNs in the VA system and for protecting patient care standards."
The National Nurses Union led a coalition of U.S. unions that demonstrated in six cities on Nov. 30 to back British public workers, who staged a one-day strike.
The nurses were among 23,000 of their co-workers holding a one-day strike at three-dozen Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente facilities in northern and central California, as well as Oakland Children's Hospital.
Whistle-blower nurses from Winkler County, Texas, won a victory with the conviction of County Sheriff Robert Roberts.
National Nurses United says they will speak out about income and economic inequality and its impact on themselves and their patients - and get the rest of the country to do so, too.
Emphasizing that short-staffing harms patients, the National Nurses Union racked up a big contract win at the D.C. area's largest hospital, the Washington Hospital Center.
1500 nurses and technical workers at Temple University Hospital went on strike and won.
More than 1,900 registered nurses at five Texas hospitals have voted to join the National Nurses Organizing Committee-Texas (NNOC-Texas).
HOUSTON -- More than 1,900 registered nurses at five Texas hospitals have voted to unionize by joining the National Nurses Organizing Committee.