National Nurses United

National Nurses United, with close to 185,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in US history.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Nurses Condemn Fed Puerto Rico Response, as New Study Cites Hurricane Maria Death Toll in Thousands
National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, further condemned the U.S. government’s slow and inadequate response in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria—given the results of a new Harvard study published Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine placing the...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Nurses Condemn VA ‘Mission to Privatize’ Act, Urge Senate to Reject Endangering Healthcare for Veterans
National Nurses United today urged Senate members to reject S. 2372, the VA Mission Act which they called a major step towards the privatization of veterans health care which could endanger the health of millions of U.S. service veterans. The Senate is expected to vote as soon as Wednesday on its...
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
RNs From 20 States to Press Legislators on National Nurses’ Week
In commemoration of National Nurses’ Week, some 150 RNs from 105 Congressional districts in 20 states plus the District of Columbia will gather in Washington, DC Tuesday, May 8 to press legislators key federal legislative priorities to guarantee healthcare for all Americans, and strengthen...
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Friday, May 04, 2018
RNs From 20 States to Press Legislators on Nurses’ Week
In commemoration of National Nurses’ Week, some 150 RNs from 105 Congressional districts in 20 states plus the District of Columbia will gather in Washington, DC Tuesday, May 8 to press legislators key federal legislative priorities to guarantee healthcare for all Americans, and strengthen...
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Friday, March 23, 2018
RNs Welcome Student-Led Marches on Gun Violence
National Nurses United today welcomed marches Saturday across the country, sparked by student-led protests following the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fl., that are being held to call for action to stem the escalating crisis of gun violence. NNU members are expected to join in marches...
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Nurses Commend Student Activists on National Walkout Day to Urge Action on Gun Violence
National Nurses United today commended students across the U.S. who are participating in public protests as part of a National Walkout Day to demand real action on addressing the growing plague of gun violence across the U.S. Today’s school walkouts, led by students, follow the horrific shooting at...
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Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Transformative NNU Leader RoseAnn DeMoro Retiring, Piloted Nurses Union to Historic Growth and Influence
RoseAnn DeMoro, who transformed the California Nurses Association and National Nurses United into one of the most influential and fastest growing unions in the U.S., officially retired this week from shepherding an organization that has made an enormous impact in achieving unprecedented gains for...
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Monday, February 26, 2018
RNs Warn of Threat to Patient Care as Court Begins To Hear Corporate Attack on Workers, Union Rights
Concurrent with the Supreme Court hearing today on a corporate-pushed case that would sharply erode worker and union rights, National Nurses United, the nation’s largest union and professional association of registered nurses is warning of dangerous implications for safe patient care. The focus is...
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
NNU Statement on Florida School Shooting ‘Gun Violence is a Significant Public Health Issue’
National Nurses United today joined with millions of other alarmed Americans in calling for meaningful action in response to the school shooting in Parkland, FL, as well as similar shootings across the U.S. this year alone. “These horrific mass shootings, especially ones occurring in schools and...
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Proposed Trump Budget Cuts Will Devastate Healthcare Programs and Harm Most Vulnerable Patients
National Nurses United sharply criticized President Trump’s FY 2019 budget request as a broad attack on working people and the nation’s most vulnerable communities. “After spending the last year working to enact tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, the President is now proposing to pay for those...
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