Press Release Archives

2019 Releases

December
19 Statement regarding the appointment of Pat Kane, RN as Executive Director
17 NYSNA announces safe staffing standards as part of breakthrough new contract with the City of New York and NYC Health + Hospitals
17 Albany Common Council passes resolution call on Albany Med to negotiate fair contract
November
21 NYSNA RNs at Shore Medical Center announce 1-Day Strike
October
25 Elected Officials, Community Leaders, Registered Nurses and Healthcare Workers demand Montefiore Health System not close Mount Vernon Hospital
15 New York State Nurses Association files federal lawsuit against Albany Medical Center
15 **Media Advisory: October 15** - NYS Nurses Association announces federal lawsuit against Albany Medical Center
14 **Media Advisory: For Tuesday, October 15** - Nurses Association announces federal lawsuit against Albany Medical Center
July
12 Statement from the New York State Nurses Association regarding the death of Héctor Figueroa
12 Registered Nurses, Elected Officials and Community Leaders call for fair funding and Safe Staffing at City hospitals with a rally on the steps of New York City Hall
11 Rally to save the Allen Hospital’s psychiatric unit and the community’s mental healthcare
June
13 Nurses from across New York State sound the alarm: Pass Safe Staffing Now!
May
2 Members of the NYS Nurses Association ratify new contracts with Mount Sinai, Montefiore and NY-Presbyterian Health Systems
April
9 Members of the NYS Nurses Association announce a tentative agreement with Mount Sinai, Montefiore and NY-Presbyterian Health Systems
March
22 *Media Advisory: Nurses Strike Date Postponed*
21 NYS Nurses Association reach agreement with Putnam Hospital Center on first contract for Registered Nurses
19 MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK STATE NURSES ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE APRIL 2ND STRIKE DATE AT MOUNT SINAI, MONTEFIORE AND NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL SYSTEMS
February
13 THOUSANDS OF NURSES FROM THIRTEEN FACILITIES ACROSS NEW YORK CITY JOIN TOGETHER IN DAY OF PROTEST AFTER REPORTS SHED LIGHT ON THE HORRENDOUS CONDITIONS INSIDE HOSPITALS
5 NYSNA ANNOUNCES “HEALTHCARE JUSTICE FOR ALL” CAMPAIGN TO DEMAND SAFE STAFFING & FAIR FUNDING AS PART OF NEW CONTRACT AT THE PUBLIC HOSPITALS IN NEW YORK CITY
January
10 HEALTHCARE ADVOCATES FROM ACROSS NEW YORK STATE HAVE A MESSAGE FOR LEGISLATORS: NOW IS THE TIME TO PASS SAFE STAFFING FOR NURSES AND CAREGIVERS

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