California Nurses Association (CNA)
The California Nurses Association (CNA) began as a state chapter of the American Nurses Association (ANA). In 1995, members of the CNA broke away from the ANA to form their own union. The CNA later created other healthcare unions, including the National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC), the National Nurses United (NNU) and the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW).
The CNA is a union that has been surrounded by controversy and has a history of:
The big question is: is the CNA any different today? According to union news headlines and articles, the answer is a resounding NO.