Reject Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

Nurses Call on Senate to Reject Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

Citing his responsibility for “blatant price gouging” that posed severe harm for people with diabetes, and support for cuts in the vital Medicaid program, NNU is urging the Senate Finance Committee, as well as the full Senate, to reject the nomination of Alex Azar as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

National Nurses United
December 18, 2017
Hundreds Converge at Public Hearing in LA

Hundreds Converge at Public Hearing Yesterday in Los Angeles, Urge Legislators to Advance Single Payer Bill SB 562

Members of California Nurses Association and the Healthy California campaign held a lively rally and filled the Ronald Reagan State Office Building Auditorium to urge legislators to move forward with SB 562, legislation hat would guarantee comprehensive health care for all residents in the state.

California Nurses Association
December 12, 2017
Honduran Protestor on bus

Nurse Union Leaders from Around the World Unite to Condemn Repression, Assault on Democracy in Honduras

Nurse union leaders from 17 countries, organized with Global Nurses United, today denounced the “violent repression” being carried out on the Honduran people by the armed forces and military police.

Global Nurses United
December 12, 2017

Norma Rae, 1979

Collective Power Key to Fight Sexual Harassment, Assault

It’s time to fight harder than ever to protect women workers’ right to a collective voice, and to defend a contractually upheld grievance process that has often been the only thing preventing retaliation for reporting sexual misconduct at work.

Bonnie Castillo, Director of Health and Safety
December 11, 2017
RNs and Veterans Speak Out

Nurses and Veterans Call for Immediate Action to Improve Patient Care at VA San Diego Healthcare System

Registered nurses who work throughout the VA San Diego Healthcare System, including the medical center, outpatient clinics and residential care facilities will hold a press conference Wednesday, December 13, to draw attention to eroding patient care conditions.

National Nurses United
December 11, 2017

• Veterans Affairs