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Sep 30, 2016, 16:14 ET NNU: Potential Sale of CHS Dogged by Extraordinary Labor Unrest

 Community Health Systems' ("CHS") has underperformed for its investors, patients and nurses. As a result, representatives from CHS...


Sep 13, 2016, 17:15 ET Nurses Thank Sen. Bernie Sanders' Support for Striking Minnesota RNs - Sanders: 'I Commend Your Principled Stance'

National Nurses United today enthusiastically welcomed Sen. Bernie Sanders' strong support for the 4,000 members of the Minnesota Nurses...


Jun 16, 2016, 13:21 ET National People's Summit--What's Next for the Populist Movement in a Moment of Populist Upsurge--Opens Friday Night in Chicago

A broad cross section of progressive and community leaders and activists—including many who have participated in the Bernie Sanders...


Jun 10, 2016, 11:07 ET NNU: All-Star Lineup Gathers for Chicago People's Summit June 17-19

At a pivotal moment in a year which has seen enormous populist upsurge in the 2016 Presidential campaign, an all-star lineup of progressive and...


Feb 02, 2016, 13:29 ET Nurses: It's On to New Hampshire, Nevada, and Beyond

 National Nurses United, a significant presence across Iowa in the lead up to the Iowa caucuses, and who have been campaigning for Sen. Bernie...


Jan 18, 2016, 15:16 ET Nurses Applaud New Sanders Plan for Healthcare for All

National Nurses United today enthusiastically welcomed Sen. Bernie Sanders' new plan for achieving the dream of countless Americans for nearly a...


Jan 11, 2016, 19:17 ET Nurses Blast Clinton Attack on Healthcare for All

 National Nurses United today condemned the latest attack by Hillary Clinton on Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposal for healthcare for all, noting...


Jan 11, 2016, 07:00 ET Nurses to Join Protest Monday Outside the Supreme Court

Nurses from Washington to California will gather on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court Monday morning to warn that a case targeting worker and...


Jan 08, 2016, 13:44 ET Nurses to Join Protest Monday Outside the Supreme Court

 Nurses from Washington to California will gather on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court Monday morning to warn that a case targeting worker...


Nov 18, 2015, 14:03 ET Nurses Criticize Clinton's Attack on Single Payer

National Nurses United, the largest U.S. organization of nurses, condemned the Hillary Clinton campaign today for its attack on Sen. Bernie...


Feb 09, 2015, 16:14 ET Hospital Giant Community Health Systems Ordered to Pay $2 Million For RN Fired, Defamed for Patient, Union Advocacy, says National Nurses United

A civil jury has ordered an Ohio hospital, part of one of the most notorious anti-union hospital chains in the U.S., to pay over $2 million in...


Nov 14, 2014, 17:24 ET New California Ebola Mandate, Inspired by NNU's Appeal to Gov. Brown, Sets National Model for Highest Protections, Say RNs

 Following a worldwide day of actions of 100,000 registered nurses and health workers demanding substantial improvements in safeguards for the...


Nov 10, 2014, 12:42 ET RN Strikes, Pickets Headline Actions in 16 States Nov. 12 for Improved Ebola and Patient Safety Standards

 Registered nurses from California to Maine will hold strikes, picketing, and other actions Wednesday, November 12 in 16 U.S. states and the...


Oct 24, 2014, 06:00 ET TODAY-- National Nurses Co-President to Testify at Congressional Hearing on Ebola Preparedness In Wake of Latest Ebola Case in New York

In the wake of news a doctor in New York City, recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea in West Africa, has now tested positive for...


Oct 21, 2014, 09:53 ET National Nurses Statement on New CDC Ebola Guidelines

 National Nurses United today welcomed the call in the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for "rigorous and...


Oct 20, 2014, 22:20 ET Nurses Set to Meet with California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday, Seek to Make California National Model for Ebola Protections

 Will California, the world's 8th largest economy, set a national standard for the U.S. and beyond on the highest safety standards and...


Oct 18, 2014, 19:46 ET Gov. Jerry Brown to Meet with California/National Nurses Leaders Tuesday to Review Need for Higher Ebola Standards

California Gov. Jerry Brown will meet with leaders of the California Nurses Association and National Nurses United Tuesday morning in...


Oct 17, 2014, 14:20 ET National Nurses insta al presidente Obama a que los hospitales sigan los mejores estándares en la lucha contra el ébola

- Al tiempo que las últimas noticias avisan acerca de un segundo trabajador sanitario de Dallas que da positivo en el test del ébola,...


Oct 15, 2014, 21:00 ET As News Breaks that Second Health Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola National Nurses Call on President Obama to Issue Executive Order Directing Hospitals to Follow Highest Standards for Beating Ebola

 With concern escalating across the U.S. about the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on President Barack...


Oct 15, 2014, 13:25 ET 10,000 RNs to Join National Conference Call Today for Nurses on Ebola as RNs Call for Highest Standards for RN, Patient Safety

Call Follows NNU Release of Statement from Texas Health Presbyterian RNs Citing Concerns about Hospital Preparedness With news Wednesday...


May 13, 2014, 07:00 ET Nurses Launch New Campaign to Alert Public to Dangers of Medical Technology and Erosion of Care Standards

Sweeping changes underway in the nation's health care delivery system that expose hundreds of thousands of patients to severe risk of harm are the...