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, April 05, 2019
Nurses Volunteering Medical Services See Sharp Increase in Numbers of Migrants Recently Released from Federal Detention
Nurse volunteers with the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) — a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation (CNF) and National Nurses United (NNU) — who are providing medical care in Tucson for migrants just released from federal detention say that they are noticing a sharp...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Statement from National Nurses United: Speaker Pelosi’s Aide Undercutting Medicare for All Deeply Upsetting but Nurses Will Not Be Silenced
Today, in response to reports that Speaker Pelosi’s senior health policy adviser and longtime aide used a private meeting to encourage health policy groups to advocate against Medicare for All, National Nurses United President Jean Ross issued the following statement: “The news that Speaker Pelosi’...
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Statement From National Nurses United President Zenei Cortez, RN: Sens. Kaine and Bennet’s New "Medicare X" Bill Fails to Solve Underlying Problems in Our Health Care System
In response to Senators Tim Kaine and Michael Bennet’s “Medicare X” health care legislation, reintroduced today, National Nurses United President Zenei Cortez, RN issued the following statement: “We nurses find Senators Tim Kaine and Michael Bennet’s ‘Medicare X’ plan to be sub-par and wholly...
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
Illinois RNs Applaud Lawmakers as They Move Gold-Standard Nurse-to-Patient Staffing Legislation to Full Assembly
Registered nurses with National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) applaud Illinois lawmakers for voting overwhelmingly to move the Safe Patient Limits Act (H.B. 2604) to the full assembly. H.B. 2604 mandates minimum nurse-to-patient ratios for every hospital unit at all...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
RNRN Volunteers to Provide Much-Needed Medical Aid in Northern Guatemala
Nurse volunteers from the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN)—a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation (CNF) and National Nurses United (NNU)—are heading to Guatemala this week to help provide much-needed medical services to remote communities in the northernmost part of...
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Friday, March 15, 2019
Global Nurses Statement on New Zealand Massacre, ‘World’s Nations Must Unite Against Xenophobia’
Nurse leaders around the world joined together in expressing shock and horror at the deadly slaughter in Christchurch, New Zealand and said it is a reminder of the deadly consequences of hate speech, Islamophobia and anti-immigrant policies that must be confronted and challenged by all. Global...
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Friday, March 08, 2019
RN Volunteers Provide the Critical Gift of Medical Aid to Migrant Detainees
The Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation (CNF) and National Nurses United (NNU), is sending its fifth team of volunteer nurses to Tucson, Ariz., March 8 through March 10 to provide basic medical support to migrants and asylum...
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To Lead Grassroots Push of New Rep. Jayapal Bill
Today, National Nurses United announced their plan to mobilize across the Country in support of the Medicare for All Act (HB1384) introduced earlier this week by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, with support from more than 100 members of Congress. Unveiling a plan to conduct more than 1,500 canvassing and...
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Largest U.S. Nurses’ Union Champions New Medicare for All House Bill
ational Nurses United (NNU) announced its strong support for the new Medicare for All Act of 2019, introduced today by Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), with backing from more than 100 members of Congress. “As the largest union of registered nurses in the country, we could not be more proud of...
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
Nurses Applaud Introduction of Federal Legislation to Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care, Social Service Settings
National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, today announced its support for the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (HR 1309), officially re-introduced this week by Representative Joe Courtney (CT-2). The bill, introduced...
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