Linda S. Bridge was an elected Nurse
Representative of the California Nurses Association at Glendale Memorial Hospital and
Health Center in Glendale, CA and member of the union’s negotiating team at that
hospital. This collection consists of her files while in those roles. Materials include
those used in the unionization of registered nurses at Glendale Memorial Hospital and
Health Center, ensuing contract negations, and the implementation of those contracts.
There is also a small amount of material regarding statewide union
At Glendale Memorial Hospital (GMHHC) in mid-2000 the California Nurses Association
(CNA) had their organizers stationed outside each of the GMHHC employee entrances. As
the Registered Nurses left the facility at the end of their shifts various organizers
approached us to ask if we would be interested in unionizing and joining CNA.
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)
of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge.
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public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright
owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
The collection is open for research use.