WSNA statement on death threats at PeaceHealth Southwest
WSNA and ANA will continue to promote strategies to reduce and address violence against nurses.
January 22, 2024
Six nurses to be inducted into the Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame
These exceptional nurses will be inducted into the Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame on March 21, 2024.
January 17, 2024
WSNA response to meeting with Seattle Children’s leadership
‘When nurses stand together, change can happen’
December 22, 2023
Violence at Seattle Children’s Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit
44 nurses ask for immediate help, say they work in a constant state of fear
November 27, 2023
WSNA nurses reach tentative agreement with Virginia Mason
The TA comes after 19 bargaining sessions, an informational picket, and a complaint filed with Labor and Industries over workplace safety.
November 9, 2023
ANA announces support for federal staffing ratios bill
Appropriate nurse staffing is achievable and necessary, but it requires a national response with solutions, standards, and policy.
November 1, 2023
WSNA calls for investigation of workplace violence at Virginia Mason Medical Center
Attacks occurring more frequently than what WSNA has seen at other hospitals
October 26, 2023
Washington State Nurses Association stands in solidarity with striking PeaceHealth workers
WSNA files an unfair labor practice over threats to withhold health insurance
October 23, 2023
Virginia Mason nurses to picket outside hospital Oct. 10
Picket comes after 15 bargaining sessions
October 9, 2023
Wenatchee Valley Hospital RNs vote to join WSNA
WSNA will now represent about 100 registered nurses at the facility, which is part of Confluence Health.
July 27, 2023
ANA responds to SCOTUS ruling against affirmative action programs
WSNA fully supports the American Nurses Association's statement on the Supreme Court's ruling against affirmative action.
July 6, 2023
WSNA elects Justin Gill as first person of color and first male president
Gill, 33, is not only the first person of color and first male president in WSNA’s 115-year history, but he is also one of the youngest.
June 30, 2023
MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital nurses reach a tentative agreement
The agreement comes after nurses overwhelmingly voted by 95% to strike Wednesday night.
June 22, 2023
MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital nurses vote to strike over staffing and dedicated break nurses
MultiCare Good Samaritan nurses overwhelmingly voted by 95% to strike Wednesday night. The main issues for the 750 nurses represented by WSNA are staffing and dedicated break nurses.
June 21, 2023
MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital nurses hold strike vote June 20 and 21
Good Sam nurses are seeking safe staffing measures in their contract that will ensure they are able to give their patients the care they need and deserve.
June 20, 2023
Senators hear from healthcare workers on hospital staffing crisis
More than 2,055 signed in to support safe staffing standards legislation.
January 17, 2023
WA healthcare workers take fight for safe staffing standards back to Olympia
Since last session, the hospital staffing crisis has worsened; healthcare workers say safe staffing standards are the solution.
January 5, 2023
AFT, America’s fastest-growing healthcare union, unveils report detailing troubling healthcare staffing crisis
Report Includes strategies to improve nation’s healthcare facilities and concrete examples of successful implementation.
November 17, 2022
Compromised mattresses in hospitals pose potential biohazard risk to patients
At least one hospital in Tacoma dealing with micro-tears that soak up and leak body fluids.
November 7, 2022
Unions win order against MultiCare payroll deductions
This legal win will make a world of difference to dozens of workers who were facing drastic deductions from their checks.
November 1, 2022
Nurses at UW Medicine Montlake and Northwest win early surprise
Tentative agreement with record raises comes 9 months before contract expires.
October 6, 2022
Seattle Children’s nurses overwhelmingly ratify contract
Historic contract comes after 12 bargaining sessions.
August 29, 2022
Oregon and Washington nurses associations’ joint statement on access to reproductive health
ONA and WSNA stand firm in our resolve that all people deserve access to health care services, when and where they need it, without financial hardship.
May 10, 2022
Joint statement on the conviction of RaDonda Vaught
Focusing on blame and punishment solves nothing. It can only discourage reporting and drive errors underground. It not only undermines patient safety; it fosters an environment of fear and lack of respect for health care workers.
April 8, 2022