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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Monday, November 16, 2020
New Study—Hospitals Hike Charges by Up to 18 Times Cost
With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to explode across the country, a new study documents that hospitals jack up charges by as much as 18 times over their costs, a substantial contributor to the growing health care crisis for patients and families. Overall, the 100 most expensive U.S. hospitals...
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Monday, September 28, 2020
New Report Reveals Widespread Government Failure to Track and Report Data on Covid-19 Deaths, Testing, and Infections
Today, National Nurses United (NNU) released a report, Sins of Omission : How Government Failures to Track Covid-19 Data Have Led to More Than 1,700 Health Care Worker Deaths and Jeopardize Public Health and a statement on Covid-19 data transparency . In both, NNU condemns the failure of federal...
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Thursday, September 17, 2020
Largest Hospital Union Victory in South Since 1975 as Asheville, NC HCA Nurses Vote ‘Yes’ to Unionize
It’s a new day at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, for registered nurses, for their patients, their community, and as a message to nurses and all workers across the South. In the first private sector hospital union election win in North Carolina, the largest at any nonunion...
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Thursday, September 03, 2020
Nurses Raise Caution Flag on COVID-19 Vaccine Push
National Nurses United today raised a caution flag on the Trump administration’s rush to promote a COVID-19 vaccine by late October or early November without assurances that the vaccine will meet the highest test of public safety as its top priority, not political considerations. “Any vaccine that...
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Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Nurses Condemn Trump Administration Attack On Public Safety in New CDC Testing Guidelines
National Nurses United today condemned Trump Administration directives to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to lower public safety standards on testing of people even when recently exposed to the coronavirus. “With nearly 180,000 Americans now dead from our national failure to...
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Monday, July 27, 2020
National Nurses United on Senate Republicans’ Stimulus Proposal: 'Senate Republicans Have Abandoned Nurses and Patients'
Senate Republicans today released a fourth COVID-19 stimulus package proposal that utterly fails to address the urgent needs of working people across the country, who are in desperate want of economic support and a comprehensive pandemic response, as well as the needs of nurses and health care...
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Registered Nurses to Hold Memorial to Honor the More Than 160 Nurses Who Have Died From COVID-19
National Nurses United (NNU) will hold a memorial on Tuesday, July 21 to honor the more than 160 nurses who have lost their lives from COVID-19 in the United States, and to demand the Senate act swiftly to protect nurses on the frontlines. Nurses will gather at the Capitol demanding that the U.S...
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Friday, May 15, 2020
Nurses Say: Guaranteed Health Care Is Fundamental to COVID-19 Response
National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in the country, endorsed the Health Care Emergency Guarantee Act, introduced on Friday by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, and U.S. Rep. Karen Bass. The legislation would ensure...
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Nurses Endorse the House Stimulus HEROES Act
Today National Nurses United, the largest union of registered nurses in the country, endorsed the fourth coronavirus stimulus package introduced by House Democrats. The union, which represents more than 150,000 nurses across the country praised the bill for including the protections that nurses and...
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Wednesday, May 06, 2020
National Nurses United Demands Optimal COVID-19 Protections, Honors Fallen Nurses During National Nurses Week
National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of registered nurses in the United States, is marking this year’s Nurses Week (May 6-12) with a series of actions to demand optimal COVID-19 protections for nurses, and with a 1,000-nurse online vigil to honor the nurses who have lost their lives to...
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