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, March 03, 2021
Nurses Condemn Gov. Abbott’s Covid-19 Decision Lifting Safety Measures Now as "A Death Sentence"
National Nurses United today condemned the decision of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to remove public safety measures needed to reduce infections, hospitalizations, and deaths amidst a still-virulent pandemic, a decision nurses warn will cost the lives of Texas residents. “We are appalled that Gov. Abbott...
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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Nurses Endorse Impeachment, Conviction of Trump
National Nurses United (NNU) applauds the impeachment of President Trump by the House of Representatives and urges the Senate to follow up with an immediate trial and conviction. “A second impeachment and the first-ever conviction of a president by the Senate would send an unequivocal message about...
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Thursday, January 07, 2021
Nurses Join Calls for Trump to be Removed 'Sanctions, Accountability Needed for Failed Coup'
National Nurses United (NNU) today endorsed the call by incoming Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and many others calling for President Trump to be immediately removed from office through invocation of the 25 th Amendment due to his role in leading the failed coup attempt that culminated in the...
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Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Nurses Denounce Insurrection at U.S. Capitol "Those Responsible Should be Held Accountable"
National Nurses United (NNU) joined with people across the United States to express shock and horror at the right-wing assault on the U.S. Capitol today and called for those promoting it to be held accountable. “Nurses agree with the statement by President-elect Biden that ‘our democracy is under...
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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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