Michael Lighty

New Medicaid Work Requirements Will Deny More Care

We have a great new podcast with Michael Lighty. Michael ( as most of you know) is the Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United and a Fellow at the Sanders Institute.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
November 20, 2017
Ruta Jouniari

National Nurses United Endorses Ruta Jouniari in December 5 Special Election for Florida State Representative District 72

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today announced their endorsement of Ruta Jouniari for election as State Representative for Florida’s 72nd District in the special election scheduled for December 5, 2017.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida
November 20, 2017
Brian Ferrer, RN speaks before LA city health commission

Nurses speak out: Urban drilling does not belong in our communities!

Brian Ferrer, RN, has a front row seat to the health consequences and sees what happens to patients exposed to our environmental toxins.

National Nurses United
November 17, 2017
Nurse on the job injury

Violence against nurses in hospitals not routinely tracked, reported

Violence against nurses in hospitals has become an epidemic. A federal report found 21 percent of nurses report verbal abuse, physical assault, and even rape.

Meghan Dwyer, WGN
November 17, 2017
CNA Nurses Fight On!

Barton nurses vote to unionize

Nurses at Barton Health voted earlier this week to unionize, a move that will undoubtedly alter how one of the area's largest employers interacts with some of its most vital employees.

Ryan Hoffman, The Record Courier
November 17, 2017

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