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“Hands Off Medicare” Press Conference Dec. 7th

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Nurses Hail Federal Move to Halt Dakota Pipeline

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Nurses Donate $50,000 to Aid Vets at Standing Rock

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Nurses Condemn Attacks on Rep. Keith Ellison

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Nurses Urge Support of Clear Skies Ordinance

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Nurses: Tragic Fire Highlights Need for Real Action in Oakland on Affordable Housing Crisis

Nurses: Tragic Fire Highlights Need for Real Action in Oakland on Affordable Housing Crisis

The horrid loss of life in the Oakland warehouse fire Saturday night should be a call for first grieving followed by action on the broader problem plaguing Oakland and similar Bay Area communities – inadequate affordable housing, said the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today. —California Nurses Association, 12/05/16 More »

Nurses Join Senators Schumer and Sanders for “Hands Off Medicare” Press Conference Dec. 7th

Nurses Join Senators Schumer and Sanders for “Hands Off Medicare” Press Conference Dec. 7th

Registered nurses will join Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with seniors and activists for a press conference on Wednesday, Dec. 7, announcing the delivery of more than one million petition signatures demanding that President Elect Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) keep their hands off the American people’s earned Medicare benefits. —National Nurses United, 12/05/16 More »

Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement at Antelope Valley Hospital

Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement at Antelope Valley Hospital

Registered nurses and hospital administrators have reached a significant tentative agreement on a new contract covering nearly 1,000 nurses at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Ca., announced the California Nurses Association. —California Nurses Association, 12/05/16 More »

Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked in the Last Decade

Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked in the Last Decade

Here’s an alarming statistic: Around one in four nurses has been physically attacked at work in the last year. Patients often kick, scratch, and grab them; in rare cases even kill them. In fact, there are nearly as many violent injuries in the healthcare industry as there are in all other industries combined. —Alexia Fernández Campbell writing for The Atlantic, 12/05/16 More »

Nurses Hail Federal Move to Halt Dakota Pipeline, Praise Unity of First Nations, Veterans, Activists

Nurses Hail Federal Move to Halt Dakota Pipeline, Praise Unity of First Nations, Veterans, Activists

National Nurses United Sunday congratulated leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and thousands of supporters, including 2,000 veterans assembled over the weekend, for the news that the federal government will deny authorization for the Dakota Access Pipeline to go through tribal lands posing a threat to water sources and sacred sites. —National Nurses United, 12/04/16 More »

Nurses Donate $50,000 to Aid Veterans Stand with Standing Rock

Nurses Donate $50,000 to Aid Veterans Stand with Standing Rock

National Nurses United today announced that it is donating $50,000 to support U.S. service veterans who are assembling this weekend as peaceful, unarmed defenders for the water protectors at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota who are enduring military style police assaults for opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project. —National Nurses United, 12/02/16 More »

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