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Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Berkshire Medical Center Nurses To Hold an Informational Picket on Dec. 10 to Protest Unsafe Staffing, Excessive Patient Assignments, says MNA/NNU

The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center will conduct picketing outside the facility from 2 – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10 to...

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 11, 2014, 08:30 ET
Massachusetts Nurses/NNU Ebola Leaflet for National Day of Action, Nov. 12

MNA/NNU: RN Strikes, Pickets, Leafleting Headline Actions in 16 States Nov. 12 for Improved Ebola and Patient Safety Standards

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

Nov 10, 2014, 10:45 ET
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Leominster Hospital RNS will Picket to "Stop the Cuts & Protect Patient Care" on Nov. 12

Less than two weeks after holding a successful public forum where concerned citizens, union leaders, and public officials came out in force to...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:24 ET
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Residents, Patients, Community Leaders, and Legislators to Join Oct. 30 Community Forum that is Focused on Protecting Patient Care at Leominster Hospital

After months of trying to fight off dangerous cuts to both staff and patient care services at Leominster Hospital, the registered nurses working...

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 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses Hold Press Conference To Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients

 The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,...

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 21, 2014, 09:34 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Oct. 22 to Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients, says MNA/NNU

The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH), who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,...

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 20, 2014, 12:39 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Oct. 22 to Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's...

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...