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

Newswire article
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Nurses Blast 'Cruel Ruse' by Insurance Giants to Cover Patients as Deal for Forcing Americans to Buy Insurance
The nation's largest organization of registered nurses today condemned the conditional offer by the insurance industry to stop denying coverage to sick people in exchange for a massive government bailout.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Nation's RNs on the Healthcare Summit: Insurance-Based Reform Will Fail
On the eve of President Obama's healthcare summit Thursday, the nation's largest organization of registered nurses said today that expanding and updating Medicare to cover everyone is the most cost-effective and comprehensive approach to achieving the goals and principles outlined by the president in his recent address to Congress and budget proposal.
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Newswire article
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Nurses Welcome Obama's Call for Comprehensive Health Reform But Only One Reform, Medicare for All, Will Solve Crisis/Cut Costs
The nation's largest organization of registered nurses today praised President Obama's call for "comprehensive" healthcare reform in his speech to Congress Tuesday night, but emphasized that only genuine reform, as in expanding Medicare to cover everyone, will actually solve the crisis -- and rein in the skyrocketing costs that the president noted are bankrupting Americans and costing jobs.
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Newswire article
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Nurses Welcome Change in Labor Department
The nation's largest organization of registered nurses today welcomed the announced appointment of California Congresswoman Hilda Solis as "opening the door to a desperately needed change of course at the Department of Labor." "Over the past eight years, the Labor Department has been subverted from what should be its primary mission of promoting the health, safety, and well being of working Americans," said Rose Ann DeMoro, executive director of the 85,000-member California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee.
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