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 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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Thursday, February 07, 2019
Nurses Launch Medicare for All ‘Barnstorm’ Actions in 150 U.S. locations Feb. 9-13
The grassroots Medicare for All movement will ramp up like never before Feb. 9-13, during the Medicare for All Week of Action , as volunteers across the U.S. host 150 Medicare for All “ barnstorm ” mass organizing meetings to kickstart canvassing and grassroots lobbying in local communities...
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
National Nurses Statement Proposals for Limited Health Care Reform as Opposed to Medicare for All
Statement by Bonnie Castillo, RN, NNU Executive Director Efforts to pre-empt the growing mass movement for an expanded and improved Medicare for All by substituting instead a patchwork Medicare for some will only exacerbate the ongoing health care crisis for tens of millions of Americans. No one...
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Largest U.S. Registered Nurses Union to Champion Women Workers’ Rights at Women’s Marches
On Jan. 19, registered nurses from National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of RNs in the country, will converge at Women’s Marches across the United States to highlight the importance of unions to women and working people, NNU announced today. “As proud union nurses, we know that the...
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Thursday, January 03, 2019
National Nurses Statement on Sexual Harassment, Pay Equity, and the 2020 Presidential Campaign
In the wake of reports of allegations of sexual harassment and gender discrimination by several women associated with Sen. Bernie Sanders 2016 campaign, National Nurses United (NNU) today called on all campaigns to establish strong, mandatory rules to protect staffers and volunteers from all forms...
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