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One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

September Negotiations Bring Small Progress on Health Insurance, Big Problems with Floating

Nurses Statement on Las Vegas Mass Shooting

National Nurses United today joined the national response of shock and horror at the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night, with a call for condolences, reflection and action.

National Nurses United
October 2, 2017

Nevada

New Pact for 13,000 California, Nevada Dignity RNs

Registered nurses at 28 Dignity Health hospitals and additional clinics in California and Nevada have ratified a new four year collective bargaining agreement that protects their health coverage and economic and retirement security.

National Nurses United
March 6, 2017

Nurses Say No to Nevada Bill Blurring State Lines for Nurse Licensure, Citing Risks for Patient Care

On Wednesday, February 8, registered nurse members of National Nurses Organizing Committee-Nevada/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) will appear before Nevada’s Committee on Commerce and Labor to speak out against AB 18, “Ratification of the Nurse Licensure Compact”—legislation which would allow nurses in a multi-state compact to share a single license across state lines.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Nevada
February 8, 2017

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Shooting victim Kurt Fowler

Las Vegas shooting victims struggle to afford mounting medical costs

Kurt Fowler and his wife, Trina, were celebrating their 18th wedding anniversary at a country music festival when the shooting started.

Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News @CNNMoney
October 27, 2017

Nevada

A Vehicle for Change: Nurses Launch National #BernieBus Tour

Drawing arena-sized crowds with his vision for healing America, Bernie Sanders has been called by some a political "rock star." This week, National Nurses United launched a bus to cross America for the social and political movement Sanders champions -- the #BernieBus, a bright red vehicle for change.

RoseAnn DeMoro / Huffington Post
January 8, 2016

US Nurses Plan Widespread Strike Over Lack of Ebola Prep

Nurses in at least 14 states and the District of Columbia plan strikes and a national day of action to protest for better patient care and Ebola preparedness on November 11 and 12, according to a statement from National Nurses United (NNU), a nursing union with 155,000 members.

Troy Brown, RN; Medscape Medical News
November 5, 2014

Populist Poposals Remind Why Nurses Trust Bernie Sanders to Heal America

In recent days, the Democratic Party establishment has stepped up efforts to freeze the momentum for Sen. Bernie Sanders, pressing Democratic Party office holders, who are also convention super delegates, to get in line and trying to create an impression that the contest is over.

RoseAnn DeMoro, via The Huffington Post

What. A. Night. In. Vegas.

Thousands of nurses tuned into the first debate for the Democratic presidential nomination and to cheer on our endorsed candidate, Bernie Sanders. Before the big event, more than 200 RNs joined 200 other supporters and marched in Vegas, sending the message to the world that Bernie is the best choice for our country.

National Nurses United
October 15, 2015

Honor Dr. King's fight for economic justice with tax on Wall Street

From Maine to California, nurses, students, HIV/AIDS and community activists, took to the streets today calling on Congress to fulfill the quest of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for economic justice by enacting a tax on Wall Street speculation to fund efforts to reverse inequality. "The Inclusive Prosperity Act would make Dr. King proud," said Rep. Keith Ellison at a kick off press conference in Washington against the backdrop of the U.S. Capitol.

National Nurses United
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