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, January 17, 2020
Nurses to Rally at Women’s Marches Across the Nation
On Jan. 18, registered nurses from National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of RNs in the country, will join together at Women’s Marches across the United States to highlight the importance of unions to women and working people, NNU announced today. “As proud union nurses, we are marching...
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Monday, January 06, 2020
Nurses Top Gallup Poll as Most Trusted Profession for 18th Consecutive Year
Nurses topped the 2019 Gallup Poll's annual ranking of how Americans view 22 major professions with 85% of the public, four in five Americans, rating their honesty and ethical standards as “high” or “very high.” Nurses have ranked first for 18 consecutive years and every year except for one since...
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Thursday, November 21, 2019
House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Workplace Violence for Health Care and Social Services Workers
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a groundbreaking federal bill to protect health care and social service workers from extremely high rates of workplace violence—H.R. 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, authored by Rep. Joe Courtney...
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Friday, November 15, 2019
Hundreds of Nurses Gather for Bernie Sanders Endorsement
National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, officially announced its endorsement of Sen. Bernie Sanders for president of the United States today at the union’s Oakland, Calif. offices—and RNs from across the country were present to cheer on Sanders as their chosen...
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
National Nurses United to Endorse Bernie Sanders
National Nurses United , the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, announces today that it will endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Party presidential nomination. Nurses cite how Sanders’ leading platform closely aligns with nurses’ values on a whole host of issues, including...
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Sunday, October 13, 2019
Newsom's Veto of AB 1014 Puts Patients and Communities At Risk
Governor Gavin Newsom's decision to veto AB 1014, a modest bill to require hospitals to give more notice before closing hospitals, is an appalling act of political cowardice. Communities and patients are safer when hospitals stay open, the California Nurses Association/ National Nurses United...
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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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