Through joining together and working as a team, UNAC/UHCP’s 25,000+ members have won huge victories and raised standards for our patients, our professions and our communities.
By standing together we’ve won hundreds of new positions to fix unsafe staffing in our hospitals. Learn how.
UNAC/UHCP helped make health care workers safer in our workplaces, where we are subject to violence more than any other profession except law enforcement, by winning strict new Cal/OSHA regulations. Learn how.
UNAC/UHCP saved the option of the 12 hour shift for all California RNs, after a 2015 court decision threatened to end the longstanding practice. Learn how.
See below for more of UNAC/UHCP’s latest victories and achievements in our workplaces and beyond.
March 30, 2017 6:41 pm
The California State Senate’s Health Committee stood with dialysis caregivers by their decisive vote in favor of the Dialysis Patient Safety Act (SB 349), which would set safe caregiver-to-patient ratios in chronic dialysis clinics statewide, mandate safer transition times between patients for infection control, and require annual inspections of the facilities.
March 3, 2017 6:47 pm
The California State Senate’s Health Committee stood with dialysis caregivers by their decisive vote in favor of the Dialysis Patient Safety Act (SB 349), which would set safe caregiver-to-patient ratios in chronic dialysis clinics statewide.
October 7, 2016 9:16 pm
On October 7, Garden Grove Registered Nurses Association (GGRNA) members voted on the tentative agreement for a new three year contract. The ballots have been counted and the agreement received an overwhelming YES vote! The vote successfully locked in across the board wage increases, protection of health care premiums, holiday pay and other improvements.
August 2, 2016 9:46 am
LRNA members voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new three year contract on August 1.
May 23, 2016 3:41 pm
There was an incredible outpouring of service to the community by UNAC/UHCP members during Nurses Week this year—gifts of our labor and professionalism for those in need. In addition, several groups honored UNAC/UHCP for our contributions to health care and service to the community.
May 12, 2016 12:23 pm
This year, local officers and members at Kaiser South Bay decided that the best way to celebrate Nurses Week was to give back to the community.
May 11, 2016 5:57 pm
Winning a real voice in patient care decisions is the chief motivator for most UNAC/UHCP members—for joining the union, for […]
April 4, 2016 10:10 pm
On April 4, Fountain Valley Professional Association (FVPA) members voted on the tentative agreement for a new three year contract. The ballots have been counted and the agreement received an overwhelming YES vote!
March 25, 2016 1:42 pm
At the tenth and final scheduled session on March 24, we reached agreement on a new three year contract.
March 11, 2016 1:24 pm
A team led by the PRNA officers has secured a new agreement after meeting with management for the past few months in a collaborative process to address the alarming RN turnover rates at Parkview.