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
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.
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.