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, October 12, 2018
RN Response Network Deploys Nurse Volunteers to Florida to Help Provide Medical Assistance Post-Hurricane Michael
National Nurses United (NNU)’s Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer nurses, will deploy RN volunteers to Tallahassee, FL, in conjunction with International Medical Corps, to assist locals in providing medical assistance in the wake of Hurricane Michael, NNU...
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Monday, October 08, 2018
National Nurses United Endorses Beto O’Rourke in Texas U.S. Senate Race
National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of registered nurses in the country, today announced its endorsement of Rep. Beto O’Rourke in the 2018 Texas U.S. Senate race, given his strong stance on issues that positively impact public health and safety. “From supporting Medicare for All, to...
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
National Progressive Organizations Announce New Congressional Scorecard on Public Health, Environmental Issues
A group of leading progressive advocacy and labor organizations today released a new congressional scorecard on public health and the environment. The scorecard, sponsored by National Nurses United, Food & Water Watch, and Progressive Democrats of America, shows which members of Congress have...
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Nurses Welcome Formation of House Medicare for All Caucus Amidst Growing Support for Single Payer
National Nurses United is enthusiastically welcoming the inaugural formation to be announced Thursday of a House Medicare for All Caucus, the latest sign of growing support for guaranteed healthcare for all through an improved and expanded Medicare for all, single payer system. Representatives...
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Nurses Condemn Fed Puerto Rico Response, as New Study Cites Hurricane Maria Death Toll in Thousands
National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, further condemned the U.S. government’s slow and inadequate response in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria—given the results of a new Harvard study published Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine placing the...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Nurses Condemn VA ‘Mission to Privatize’ Act, Urge Senate to Reject Endangering Healthcare for Veterans
National Nurses United today urged Senate members to reject S. 2372, the VA Mission Act which they called a major step towards the privatization of veterans health care which could endanger the health of millions of U.S. service veterans. The Senate is expected to vote as soon as Wednesday on its...
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
RNs From 20 States to Press Legislators on National Nurses’ Week
In commemoration of National Nurses’ Week, some 150 RNs from 105 Congressional districts in 20 states plus the District of Columbia will gather in Washington, DC Tuesday, May 8 to press legislators key federal legislative priorities to guarantee healthcare for all Americans, and strengthen...
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Friday, May 04, 2018
RNs From 20 States to Press Legislators on Nurses’ Week
In commemoration of National Nurses’ Week, some 150 RNs from 105 Congressional districts in 20 states plus the District of Columbia will gather in Washington, DC Tuesday, May 8 to press legislators key federal legislative priorities to guarantee healthcare for all Americans, and strengthen...
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Friday, March 23, 2018
RNs Welcome Student-Led Marches on Gun Violence
National Nurses United today welcomed marches Saturday across the country, sparked by student-led protests following the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fl., that are being held to call for action to stem the escalating crisis of gun violence. NNU members are expected to join in marches...
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Nurses Commend Student Activists on National Walkout Day to Urge Action on Gun Violence
National Nurses United today commended students across the U.S. who are participating in public protests as part of a National Walkout Day to demand real action on addressing the growing plague of gun violence across the U.S. Today’s school walkouts, led by students, follow the horrific shooting at...
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