AB 1102, Patient Safety and RN Whistleblower Protection

Sign AB 1102 Patient Safety Legislation Petition

Show your support of our legislation, Assembly Bill 1102, by signing our petition! Assembly Bill 1102 would increase the penalties from $20,000 to $75,000 when employers retaliate against a nurse who uses the whistle blower laws to report unsafe assignments that violate Title 22.

AB 1102 Passes Assembly Judiciary Committee with Full Bipartisan Support!

Our legislation, Assembly Bill 1102, was moved out of the Assembly Judiciary Committee the morning of Tuesday, April 25 with a vote of 10-0 — full bipartisan support! Thank you to our bill sponsor, Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez for his leadership, and to all the nurses and others who called members of the Judiciary Committee to encourage their support.

121RN-Sponsored Legislation, AB 1102, Passes Critical First Committee

Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) moved Assembly Bill 1102 out of the Assembly Health Committee the afternoon of March 28 with the assistance of SEIU 121RN members who testified about how it would help Registered Nurses keep their patients safer.

121RN-Sponsored Bill Would Increase Hospital Patient Safety by Protecting Whistleblower RNs

Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) introduced AB 1102 on Feb. 16, a bill sponsored by SEIU 121RN and SEIU California that would protect patient safety by prohibiting an employer from retaliating against a nurse who refuses to put patient safety and their RN license at risk by accepting an assignment which violates nurse staffing ratios.