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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Friday, September 13, 2019
National Nurses United Endorses Green New Deal and Ban on Assault Weapons
National Nurses United, the nation’s largest union and professional association of registered nurses, Thursday endorsed enactment of a Green New Deal and a ban on assault weapons. Passage of the resolutions came in a joint meeting of the leadership boards of National Nurses United (NNU) and the...
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Friday, September 06, 2019
TODAY—Bay Area Nurses to Hold Rally Protesting Deportation of Extremely Ill Patient
Registered nurses from California Nurses Association (CNA) and other health care workers will protest the impending deportation of one of their severely ill patients today, announced CNA. Maria Isabel Bueso, 24, has been treated since she was a young child at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in...
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Monday, September 02, 2019
RN Response Network Sends Team of Nurse Volunteers to Provide Medical Assistance to Hurricane Dorian Victims
Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer disaster-relief nurses sponsored by National Nurses United (NNU) and California Nurses Foundation, is deploying a team of nurses to Florida and potentially, The Bahamas, in conjunction with International Medical Corps to help...
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Friday, July 05, 2019
Nurses Redouble Commitment to Provide Critical Medical Aid to Migrants and Asylum Seekers as Details Emerge of Inhumane and Brutal Conditions in Federal Detention
As further details emerge about the deplorable conditions children separated from their families and loved ones at the border are facing in federal detention, registered nurses with the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) are returning to a Tucson, Ariz. shelter to provide critical medical aid...
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Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Nurses Redouble Commitment to Provide Critical Medical Aid to Migrants and Asylum Seekers as Details Emerge of Inhumane and Brutal Conditions in Federal Detention
As further details emerge about the deplorable conditions children separated from their families and loved ones at the border are facing in federal detention, registered nurses with the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) are returning to a Tucson, Ariz. shelter to provide critical medical aid...
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
NNU Nurses Condemn Abusive and Unhealthful Conditions for Migrant Children in Federal Custody
Following additional recent reports of unsanitary, dangerous, and brutal conditions threatening the health and well-being of children and asylum seekers at U.S. federal border detention facilities, the registered nurses of National Nurses United (NNU) again condemn this inhumane and illegal...
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Friday, June 07, 2019
Bill to Protect Health Care, Social Service Workers from Epidemic of Workplace Violence Poised For Historic House Committee Vote
On Tuesday, June 11, the House Committee on Education and Labor will be marking up and voting on HR 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, by Rep. Joe Courtney—a historic first for this legislation. “This is a huge step forward in our fight to get...
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Friday, May 24, 2019
RNs to Provide Medical Care to Asylum Seekers As Feds Reveal More Child Deaths in U.S. Custody
Registered nurses with the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) will return to Tucson, Ariz. this weekend to provide critical medical aid to asylum seekers. RNRN, a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation (CNF) and National Nurses United (NNU), is working with Casa Alitas, a...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
RNs Applaud Reintroduction of Robin Hood Tax Act to Raise Money for Education, Health Care, and Vital Social Programs
National Nurses United applauds today’s reintroduction of the Inclusive Prosperity Act by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Barbara Lee. This important legislation would raise an estimated $220 billion dollars a year to fund critical social programs including Medicare for All, public college for all and...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Nurses Look Forward to House Budget Committee Hearing on Medicare for All
National Nurses United RN Presidents Jean Ross, Zenei Cortez, and Deborah Burger released the following on today’s House Budget Committee hearing on Medicare for All: “We are pleased to see the House Budget Committee hold a hearing on Medicare for All -- another step towards passing this vital...
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