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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Monday, October 09, 2017
Nurses on Ground in Puerto Rico Warn Dire Conditions, Slow Relief Effort Posing Urgent Health, Safety Crisis
Registered nurses volunteers on the ground in Puerto Rico are warning that dire conditions, and a glacially slow federal relief effort, are threatening a growing health calamity for millions of residents, warns National Nurses United. NNU’s Registered Nurse Relief Network (RNRN) sent 50 RNs as part...
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Thursday, October 05, 2017
National Nurses United Endorses Ben Jealous for Governor of Maryland
National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today endorsed Ben Jealous to be the next Governor of Maryland. “Nurses are proud to endorse former NAACP President Ben Jealous for Governor because of his inspiring vision for Maryland and his track record of activism and...
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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
RN Relief Program Deploying Big Team to Puerto Rico 50 RNRN/NNU RNs to Join AFL-CIO Led Relief Mission
A large delegation of 50 volunteer registered nurses from across the U.S. will join a unique, multi-union two-week disaster relief effort heading to Puerto Rico Wednesday morning to provide medical aid in the wake of the ongoing humanitarian crisis following Hurricane Maria. National Nurses United’...
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
As Sen. Sanders, Lt. Gov. Newsom Stress Need for Single Payer Bills, Nurse Union Delegates Re-Affirm Call for Medicare for All, Environmental Justice, Immigration Reform, Union Rights
In a convention highlighted by Sen. Bernie Sanders and California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom promoting single payer legislation federally and in California, some 500 California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee delegates unanimously reaffirmed their commitment to work to...
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Friday, September 22, 2017
Sen. Bernie Sanders to Address Major Nurses’ Convention in San Francisco Today
Fresh off the introduction of S. 1804, the Medicare for All Act of 2017, legistlation co-sponsored by one-third of the Senate Democratic Caucus, Senator Bernie Sanders highlights the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) convention with a public address...
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Nurses Condemn Latest Bill to Decimate Care ‘Graham-Cassidy Targets the Most Vulnerable in Our Society’
National Nurses United today condemned the renewed effort by Republicans in the United States Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and deny healthcare to millions of low and middle-income Americans. “This last ditch attempt to repeal the ACA poses a mortal threat to the health and wellbeing of...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Nurses Enthusiastically Welcome Sen. Sanders' Medicare for All Act – The Time is Here Today
National Nurses United (NNU) today enthusiastically greeted the introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All Act of 2017 as a critical step forward – and as a reflection of the work by NNU members for many years to guarantee health care with comprehensive benefits and a single standard of...
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Monday, September 11, 2017
RN Response Network to Deploy Additional Nurse Volunteers to Houston Post-Hurricane Harvey
National Nurses United (NNU)’s Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer nurses, will deploy its second delegation of RN volunteers to Houston, beginning today, Monday , September 11, to provide medical assistance in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, NNU announced today...
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Newswire article
Friday, September 01, 2017
National Nurses Opposes Trump Threat to End DACA Program
National Nurses United (NNU) today repeated its call on the Trump administration to withdraw its threat to terminate the highly successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that has enabled young people who came to the U.S. undocumented as children to remain in the U.S. News...
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Friday, September 01, 2017
Nurses Condemn Police Assault on Utah Hospital RN for Advocating for an Unconscious Patient
National Nurses United today criticized the actions of Salt Lake City police officers for assaulting and arresting a University of Utah registered nurse for advocating for an unconscious patient in late July. In a press conference yesterday RN Alex Wubbels, released a video and described how she...
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