Press Release Archives

2022 Releases

November
30 NYSNA RNs Sounded Alarm on Short-Staffing Crisis at City Council Oversight Hearing on the State of NYC Hospitals
30 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, NOV. 30 AT 12 PM**: NYSNA RNs to Hold Press Conference on Steps of City Hall Ahead of Council Hearing on State of Nursing in NYC & Short Staffing Crisis
28 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 AT 12 PM**: NYSNA RNs to Hold Press Conference on Steps of City Hall Ahead of Council Hearing on State of Nursing in NYC & Short Staffing Crisis
18 NYSNA nurses at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Yonkers demand safe staffing, a fair contract and health equity  
17 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, NOV. 18 AT 12 PM NOON**: NYSNA nurses at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Yonkers demand safe staffing, a fair contract and health equity
17 NYSNA Nurses at BronxCare in the Bronx Speak Out About Understaffing that Puts Patients at Risk
17 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, NOV. 17 AT 8 AM**: NYSNA Nurses at BronxCare in the Bronx to Speak Out About Understaffing that Puts Patients at Risk
October
28 Westchester Medical Center and New York State Nurses Association Reach a Five-Year Contract Agreement
28 NYSNA RNs Held Speak-out at Montefiore in the Bronx Today to Sound the Alarm on Staffing Crisis
28 NYSNA RNs to Hold Speak-out at Montefiore in the Bronx to Sound the Alarm on Staffing Crisis
27 Nurses from Northwell Health Plainview, Syosset and South Shore Hospitals March on Corporate Headquarters to Demand Fair Contracts
27 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, OCT. 27 AT 12 PM**: NYSNA RNs to Hold Speak-out at The Brooklyn Hospital Center to Sound the Alarm on Staffing Crisis
25 NYSNA RNs Held Speak-out at Mt. Sinai Today to Sound the Alarm on Staffing Crisis
25 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR OCTOBER 25 AT 8:30 AM**: NYSNA RNs to Hold Speak-out at Mount Sinai to Sound the Alarm on Staffing Crisis
24 NYSNA RNs Held Speak-out at NY-Presbyterian Today to Sound the Alarm on Staffing Crisis
23 Oct. 24: NYSNA RNs to Hold Speak-out at NY Presbyterian to Sound the Alarm on Staffing Crisis
20 New York State Nurses Association and National Nurses United announce historic affiliation to grow national movement of nurses to advance interests of patients, RNs
6 Crisis-level Understaffing and Retention Problems at NYC Public Hospitals Highlighted by Nurses and Elected Officials
5 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY, OCT. 6**: Public Sector Nurses and Elected Officials Speak Out for the Healthcare New Yorkers Deserve
September
22 NYSNA Nurses Speak Out for Safe Staffing and a Fair Contract at Erie County Medical Center
21 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, SEPT. 22 at 11:30 A.M.**: NYSNA Nurses to Speak Out for Safe Staffing and a Fair Contract at Erie County Medical Center
7 NYSNA Nurses Rally Demanding Westchester Medical Center Provide Safe Staffing and a Fair Contract
6 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TOMORROW, SEPT. 7**: NYSNA Nurses to Rally Demanding Westchester Medical Center Provide Safe Staffing and a Fair Contract
1 Today: Nurses at Plainview Hospital/Northwell Health to Hold Informational Picket Demanding Safe Staffing, Fair Wages, and a Fair Contract
August
29 Today: Syosset/Northwell Nurses to March in Informational Picket to Protest Unsafe Staffing and to Demand a Fair Contract
18 New York Nurses Prepared to Do Whatever it Takes to Win Safe Staffing, Respect, and Quality Care for All in Historic Contract Campaign
2 Hundreds of Nurses at Vassar Brothers Medical Center Rally and Speak Out for Fair Wages, Safe Staffing, and a Fair Contract
2 Nurses to Hold Informational Picket at Vassar Brothers Medical Center Calling for Fair Wages, Safe Staffing, and a Fair Contract
June
6 Nurses Hail New Protections Against Mandatory Overtime
May
25 Nurses mourn schoolchildren and teachers murdered in Texas, say lack of gun control laws clearly threatens public health
24 Nurses and Healthcare Workers Speak Out Against Hospital Unit Closures at Garnet Health Medical Center-Catskills
19 NYSNA Healthcare Professionals at CVPH Ratify New Contract
13 NYSNA Healthcare Professionals Reach Tentative Contract Agreement with CVPH
5 CVPH Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize a Strike
2 NYSNA Nurses Win New Contract at MVHS St. Elizabeth Medical Center Settle that Includes Wage Increases to Recruit and Retain More Nurses for Safe Staffing
March
17 Nurses to protest unsafe staffing at St. Elizabeth Medical Center
16 Nurses to protest unsafe staffing at St. Elizabeth Medical Center
16 **PRESS ADVISORY**: Nurses to protest unsafe staffing at St. Elizabeth Medical Center
15 ‘Listen to Your Healthcare Heroes’ Demand CVPH Nurses and Healthcare Professionals
15 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, MARCH 15**: Hundreds of Healthcare Workers Picket at CVPH Calling for Safe Staffing and a Fair Contract
13 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 15**: Hundreds of Healthcare Workers Picket at CVPH Calling for Safe Staffing and a Fair Contract
February
24 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, FEBRUARY 24**: Patient Care Crisis at Maimonides Medical Center: Not Enough RNs to Do The Job
23 Putnam Hospital Nurses, Concerned Community Members Discuss Labor and Delivery Services Closure at Town Hall
14 ‘Show Love to Nurses and our Patients:’ Nurses Lobby State Legislators on Pandemic Priorities this Valentine’s Day
2 Westchester Medical Center in Crisis: Severe Nurse Understaffing; E.R. in Shambles; Inadequate I.C.U.s; Poor Infection Controls; Patients in Jeopardy, Say RNs
1 NYP-Hudson Valley Hospital Nurses Ratify First Union Contract
January
19 Statement of the New York State Nurses Association on Governor Hochul’s Executive Budget
13 Hospital at the Breaking Point: Patient Numbers Overwhelm Resources at Jacobi Medical Center; Patients put in Jeopardy, Say Nurses
12 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THURS., JAN. 13**: Hospital at the Breaking Point: Patient Numbers Overwhelm Resources at Jacobi Medical Center; Patients put in Jeopardy, Say Nurses
5 AFL-CIO and nation’s major nursing unions urge federal court to order the Department of Labor to issue a permanent OSHA standard to protect health care workers against Covid-19
5 CWA, NYSNA, PEF Respond to Governor Hochul’s State of the State Address

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