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Feb 27, 2019, 10:39 ET Largest U.S. Nurses' Union Champions New Medicare for All House Bill

National Nurses United (NNU) announced its strong support for the new Medicare for All Act of 2019, introduced today by Representative Pramila...


Sep 13, 2017, 13:35 ET Nurses Enthusiastically Welcome Sen. Sanders' Medicare for All Act

National Nurses United (NNU) today enthusiastically greeted the introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Act of 2017 as a critical step...


Sep 30, 2016, 04:14 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 recently confirmed ...


Sep 13, 2016, 05:15 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, 01:21 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 campaign—will...


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, 01:29 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 Sanders ...


Jan 18, 2016, 03:16 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, 07:17 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 massive...


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 union ...


Jan 08, 2016, 01:44 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 and union ...


Nov 18, 2015, 02:03 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 Sanders'...


Jul 24, 2015, 11:37 ET Landslide - At Kaiser's Flagship Los Angeles Hospital, RNs Vote by Nearly 70% to Join California Nurses Assn., State's Largest RN Union

Registered nurses from Kaiser Permanente's flagship Southern California hospital, the Los Angeles Medical Center (LAMC), sent an emphatic message...


Jun 05, 2015, 02:57 ET Registered Nurses Step Up Campaign to Stop Fast Track With New Radio Ads, Urge Congressmembers to Vote 'No' on Trade Promotion Authority

The registered nurses of National Nurses United (NNU) are stepping up pressure on several members of Congress, urging them to vote "No" when the US...


Apr 29, 2015, 08:00 ET Thousands of RNs to Strike California Hospitals This Week

More than 5,000 registered nurses are set to strike this week at eight California hospitals with a particular focus of calling on hospitals to stop...


Feb 09, 2015, 04:14 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, 05:24 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 deadly...


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 District...


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, 10:20 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 protocols for...


Oct 18, 2014, 07:46 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 Sacramento to...


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 la preocupación es cada vez mayor en Estados Unidos acerca de una amenaza de un brote mayor por ébola, National Nurses United ha...


Oct 16, 2014, 06:26 ET Angesichts des positiven Ebola-Tests einer zweiten Pflegekraft in Dallas verlangt die US-Pflegergewerkschaft National Nurses, dass Präsident Obama die Krankenhäuser des Landes per Verfügung anweist, die höchsten Standards zur Bekämpfung von Ebola einzuhalten

Während in den USA die Sorge über die Gefahr eines breiteren Ebola-Ausbruchs eskaliert, rief die Pflegergewerkschaft National Nurses United heute...