Nurses

Nurses picket at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Sutter Claims Many Nurses Crossed Picket Line Tuesday

Not only are Sutter Health and it’s nurses’ union at odds over labor issues, but they can’t agree on the numbers of nurses that took part in a one-day strike.

05/02/2012

Nurses picket at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Thousands Of Nurses Walk Off Job In Northern California Sutter Strike

More than 4,000 registered nurses at 10 Sutter Health hospitals in Northern California are walking off the job in Tuesday’s May Day protests.

05/01/2012

San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Security Issue Putting San Quentin Nurses At Risk

The hospital at San Quentin State Prison may provide state-of-the-art care for inmates. But CBS 5 has uncovered a security lapse that may be putting nurses at risk.

04/09/2012

Striking healthcare workers walk a picket line outside Kaiser Permanente hospital in Oakland, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Kaiser Permanente Workers Launch 1-Day Strike

Workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities throughout California have gone on strike over contract disputes involving Kaiser’s mental health and optical employees.

01/31/2012

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Northern California Kaiser Workers To Strike Tuesday

Kaiser Permanente workers throughout Northern California said Monday that they will stage a one-day strike on Tuesday in a dispute over a new contract for mental health and optical employees.

01/30/2012

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Nurses Locked Out After Strike At 8 Bay Area Hospitals

Thousands of nurses walked out on Thursday and will not be allowed to return until Saturday.

12/23/2011

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses Strike At Bay Area Sutter Health Hospitals

Some 4,000 nurses went on strike at 7 a.m. Thursday—and planned to strike a full 24 hours—to protest concessions management is seeking in five contracts, according to the California Nurses Association.

12/22/2011

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses To Strike Thursday At 8 Bay Area Sutter Hospitals

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at eight Bay Area hospitals on Thursday to protest concessions that Sutter Health management is seeking.

12/21/2011

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Patient Attacks Nurse At Alta Bates Medical Center In Oakland

A female nurse was attacked by a patient Friday at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland.

11/06/2011

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses’ Unions File Federal Complaint Against Sutter Health

Two nurses’ unions filed federal charges against Sutter Health on Tuesday on behalf of nurses who participated in a one-day strike in September, a California Nurses Association spokesman said Wednesday.

10/05/2011

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