Lakewood (Tenet) News
Governor Now Has Chance to Strengthen State’s Landmark Patient Safety Law
Posted on August 27, 2012
Help This Bill Become Law! RNs: Click here to send an email to California Governor Jerry Brown asking him to sign SB 1246! (Everyone else, click here)
Posted on August 23, 2012
Renewing your BRN license this year? Be smart and do it early or do it online. Word is there have been delays in processing license renewals this year. Don’t get caught in the system. Online, early, or both!
LRNA Celebrates 10 Great Years!
Posted on July 20, 2012
Please join us for a day of special celebrations in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Lakewood Registered Nurses Association. Join us for breakfast or dinner to mark the occasion. Details and more information here.
Proposed “Temporary Waiver” in Budget Would Waive Staffing Ratios During Meal Breaks
Posted on June 14, 2012
The proposed language would allow hospitals to waive the staffing ratios on all units during meals and breaks. “The UNAC/UHCP, AFSCME legislative team immediately developed a plan to actively oppose the language and to inform the legislators that UNAC/UHCP, AFSCME would never support anything that would threaten the staffing ratios that California Registered Nurses worked so hard to achieve and the patients deserve,” said Barbara Blake, RN, UNAC/UHCP State Secretary/Treasurer. Click here to read UNAC/UHCP’s letter of opposition to the proposed language.
UNAC/UHCP Celebrates Nurses Week
Posted on May 11, 2012
After starting Nurses Week with a recap of how far we’d come in the year since last Nurses Week, thousands of UNAC/UHCP nurses employed by Kaiser got a special Nurses Week gift–a Tentative Agreement on a fantastic new contract. Details are forthcoming. We have a photo gallery of the UNAC/UHCP celebrations that took place all over Southern California. Read all about it!
Happy Nurses Week!
Posted on May 6, 2012
During Nurses Week on May 6-12, we thank our strongest advocates for patients: Registered Nurses. Thank you for all that you do for this union!
Board of Registered Nursing is Restored
Posted on February 15, 2012
Governor Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill 98, the legislation reconstituting the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). The entire board will be reappointed under the new bill.
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Posted on June 2, 2011
In the last year, UNAC/UHCP has emailed out critical information to members about contract negotiations, license notices, and health care benefits. Don’t be left out because we don’t have your email address. Send us your email address at email@example.com along with your name and your affiliate.
2011 Tenet Benefit Information Clarification
Posted on November 17, 2010
For our Tenet members Open Enrollment at Fountain Valley Hospital and Medical Center and Lakewood Regional Medical Center runs from November 8, 2010 thru November 23, 2010. Due to some changes in the terminology the choices can be very confusing. On Sept 24 Tenet and UNAC/UHCP held a discussion regarding changing the HMO to an […]
Lakewood Nurses Ratify New Agreement
Posted on June 18, 2010
The Lakewood Registered Nurses Association (LRNA), an affiliate of the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) overwhelmingly approved a new three-year collective bargaining agreement on Thursday, June 10. The new contract, retroactive to May 6, provides for annual wage increases, an increase in night shift differential, an additional holiday, restoration of hospital’s extended sick […]