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, 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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Monday, May 04, 2020
Nurses Urge Speaker Pelosi to Reconvene U.S. House of Representatives Remotely under New Rules
National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest nurses’ union, today urged Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to reconvene the U.S. House of Representatives using new rules to allow for members of Congress to vote remotely or by proxy to ensure the safety of congressmembers and their staff but...
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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Nurses Nationwide to Hold 139 'May Day' Actions Demanding COVID-19 Protections for Nurses, Health Care Workers
Nurses at 139 hospitals in 13 states representing more than 95,540 nurses will be holding workplace actions on Friday, May 1—International Workers Day, also known as “May Day”— calling for optimal COVID-19 protections, National Nurses United (NNU) announced today. Nurses say their demand for...
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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Nurses Union Endorses the Medical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act
National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of registered nurses in the United States, applauds Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on the announcement of the Medical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act. This new legislation...
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020
National Nurses United Statement on Reopening the Country
National Nurses United, the largest union of registered nurses in the United States, strongly cautions that calls to “reopen the country” are premature when the threat of the virus causing COVID-19 is not yet behind us. To effectively respond to this pandemic before loosening social distancing...
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Monday, April 06, 2020
U.S. Nurses Unions: 'Our Members Are Dying. We Demand Protections Now!'
As COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket in the United States, unions representing 230,000 nurses across the country have joined forces to demand hospitals and the government act now to give nurses optimal personal protective equipment (PPE)—including N95 respirators or higher—a demand made more...
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Monday, April 06, 2020
Brooklyn VA Medical Center RNs to Hold Action at Shift Change to Demand Critical PPE and Appropriate Staffing to Care for Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
To protest the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline health care workers and the dangerously inadequate staffing levels at VA hospitals during this COVID-19 pandemic, registered nurses at the Brooklyn VA are holding an action during their evening shift change this Monday, April...
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
Nurses to President Trump: Get Us Protective Equipment Now
National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of registered nurses in the country, sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump today to demand that he immediately and fully invoke the presidential authorities granted in the Defense Production Act to increase the supply of necessary personal...
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