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, December 26, 2018
Nurses Condemn Policy that Led to Deaths of Children from Families Seeking Asylum
Following the death of an 8-year old Guatemalan boy who died while in U.S. custody in Alamogordo, NM on Christmas day, National Nurses United (NNU) today condemned Trump Administration policies that have led to the deaths of children whose families are seeking asylum in the U.S. from violence at...
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Thursday, November 29, 2018
Nurses, Community Leaders to Discuss New Reports Documenting Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Failure to Provide Adequate Charity Care and Address Problems in Patient Care
Johns Hopkins nurses will present three new reports documenting patient care concerns at the hospital and how these concerns extend far into the city of Baltimore at a town hall planned for Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. The town hall, titled “Hopkins Nurses Speak Out!” will be held at the Reginald F...
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Friday, November 16, 2018
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, announced its support for the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, HR 7141, introduced today by Representative Joe Courtney (CT-2). The bill, introduced with the support of 20...
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
National Strategy Call to Win Medicare for All, Tuesday, Nov. 13
The Nurses’ Campaign to Win Medicare for All is hosting a national strategy call, Tuesday, Nov. 13, to discuss next steps in organizing for Medicare for All, now that Democrats have won control of the House of Representatives in the midterm elections. The call will feature Senator Bernie Sanders,...
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Wednesday, November 07, 2018
NNU on Mid-Term Elections: Activism Grows, Expanding Opportunities For Transformative Change
With much of the national focus on changing control of the House, National Nurses United today highlighted what may be the most significant, and lasting election development–ongoing momentum for grassroots activism, especially on the critical issue of health care. NNU welcomed the unmistakable...
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Registered Nurses Call On VA Secretary To Sign Contract
National Nurses United (NNU) today sharply criticized Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie’s refusal to sign the contract VA government negotiators reached with National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC)/NNU VA registered nurses in July following two years of protracted negotiations. NNU...
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Monday, October 29, 2018
NNU Statement on Synagogue Shooting: ‘End Hate Speech in Wave of Racist/Anti-Semitic Attacks’
In the wake of the heinous assault on a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday, and other attacks of the past week, National Nurses United (NNU) today joined with Americans across the country in calling for an end to hate speech and other rhetoric that enables and emboldens racist and anti-Semitic violence...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
New Survey – In Over Half of Congressional Races, Democratic Candidates Support Medicare for All
With just two weeks to go before the showdown mid-term election, a new survey by National Nurses United (NNU) reveals that in 52 percent of Congressional races, Democratic Party candidates across the U.S. support Medicare for All. NNU released its findings as health care has become a critical issue...
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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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