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Nurses: Bid to Repeal ACA Should Push for Real Reform

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Labor Board: Holy Cross Hospital Violated Nurse Rights

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RNs to to Press Senate Weds, Stop Bid to Kill ACA

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Nurses: Senate Bid to Repeal ACA Should Be Signal to Democrats to Push for Real Reform

Nurses: Senate Bid to Repeal ACA Should Be Signal to Democrats to Push for Real Reform

National Nurses United today said while it continues to oppose Senate Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Democrats should acknowledge concerns about ACA shortcomings as a signal to push for real, transformative reform, an improved and expanded Medicare for all. —National Nurses United, 07/25/17 More »

Labor Board Sanctions Holy Cross Hospital for Multiple Violations of Nurses’ Rights

Labor Board Sanctions Holy Cross Hospital for Multiple Violations of Nurses’ Rights

In a sweeping decision issued Friday, the National Labor Relations Board has ordered Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md to “cease and desist” a broad range of attacks on the nurses’ rights to discuss and seek union representation. —National Nurses United, 07/24/17 More »

Protesters call out Cornyn, Cruz, other GOP senators on health care

Protesters call out Cornyn, Cruz, other GOP senators on health care

Sylvia Higgins, a registered nurse from Corpus Christi, had the day off work Thursday. So she came to Washington, D.C., to join a mass protest in senators’ offices organized by Indivisible and other groups. —Caroline Kelly, The Dallas Morning News, 07/21/17 More »

Caring Fiercely: Nurses Tell Dems Why They Won’t Sit Down, Be Quiet in Fight for Single Payer

Caring Fiercely: Nurses Tell Dems Why They Won’t Sit Down, Be Quiet in Fight for Single Payer

As California’s single payer bill, S.B. 562, continues to occupy its parking space in the California Assembly — courtesy of Speaker Anthony Rendon’s decision last month to table the bill — nurses in California have noticed a familiar trend. —Bonnie Castillo, NNU Director of Health and Safety, 07/21/17 More »

Millinocket Regional Hospital Nurses Hold Rally to Highlight Patient Care, Nurse Retaliation Issues

Millinocket Regional Hospital Nurses Hold Rally to Highlight Patient Care, Nurse Retaliation Issues

Registered nurses at Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) will hold an informational picket on Monday, July 31 to protest the hospital administration’s continued refusal to address ongoing patient safety concerns—including a variety of safe staffing issues—and their heavy-handed attempts to silence nurses. —Maine State Nurses Association, 07/21/17 More »

The Public Option – Doomed From the Start

The Public Option – Doomed From the Start

With the collapse of the dismal Republican healthcare bill, some Democrats are reviving talk of a public option as the cure for the holes in the Affordable Care Act that opened the door for the GOP attack. —NNU Executive Director, RoseAnn DeMoro writing for Common Dreams, 07/20/17 More »

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