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Today Nurses Big Red #BernieBus Visits Five South Carolina Colleges in Campaign for Sanders

Today Nurses Big Red #BernieBus Visits Five South Carolina Colleges in Campaign for Sanders

Today National Nurses United members aboard the #BernieBus continue their campaign swing in South Carolina with visits to students at college campuses in Orangeburg and Columbia. Joining the nurses on the bus for the day of campus outreach will be Dr. Willie Legette, a professor of political science at South Carolina State University. —National Nurses United, 02/17/16 More »

Nurses Hold Light Brigade for Bernie on Vegas Strip Wednesday

Nurses Hold Light Brigade for Bernie on Vegas Strip Wednesday

National Nurses United’s #BernieBus is making its way back to Vegas Wednesday evening, where nurses will host a “light brigade for Bernie”—featuring LED “Bernie” signs on the Vegas strip, near the Bellagio, to draw attention to Sanders’ campaign. —National Nurses United, 02/17/16 More »

Nurses Roll On in South Carolina Campaign for Sanders

Nurses Roll On in South Carolina Campaign for Sanders

National Nurses United members continue their campaign swing in South Carolina Tuesday and Wednesday joining a town hall in Charleston for Sen. Bernie Sanders and a youth mock caucus Tuesday —National Nurses United, 02/16/16 More »

#BernieBus Nurses Visit Nevada Capital, Meet With Students in Lead Up to Nevada Caucuses

#BernieBus Nurses Visit Nevada Capital, Meet With Students in Lead Up to Nevada Caucuses

In the countdown to Saturday's Nevada caucuses, National Nurses United’s #BernieBus is making its way through the Nevada capital, Carson City, on Tuesday morning, and then heading to the University of Nevada Reno to meet with students. Nurses will be passing out Bernie placards and flyers on campus, and explaining how to caucus. —National Nurses United, 02/16/16 More »

Nurses Converge in Nevada To Canvass for Bernie Sanders

Nurses Converge in Nevada To Canvass for Bernie Sanders

This weekend, registered nurses will gather in Henderson, Nevada to canvass for Bernie Sanders, National Nurses United (NNU) announced today. —National Nurses United, 02/12/16 More »

Nurses Step up South Carolina Campaign for Sanders

Nurses Step up South Carolina Campaign for Sanders

The nation’s largest organization of nurses is continuing its campaign for Sen. Bernie Sanders this weekend in Orangeburg, Columbia, and Myrtle Beach with visits with students, union members, and a community forum and town hall. —National Nurses United, 02/12/16 More »

Nurses to Get Out the Vote for Sanders in New Hampshire

Nurses to Get Out the Vote for Sanders in New Hampshire

Registered nurses from New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine will gather in Manchester, NH Monday and Tuesday in the final push to get out the vote for Sen. Bernie Sanders in the first in the nation primary Tuesday. —National Nurses United, 02/09/16 More »

West Virginia Nurses Speak Out Against Proposed “Right-to-Work” Law

West Virginia Nurses Speak Out Against Proposed “Right-to-Work” Law

Registered nurses and other concerned West Virginians will hold a press conference Thursday to support Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's expected veto of the controversial so-called "right-to-work" legislation that will soon be sent to his desk. —National Nurses United, 02/09/16 More »

West Virginia RNs Speak Out Against Anti-Worker Legislation

West Virginia RNs Speak Out Against Anti-Worker Legislation

West Virginia registered nurses are calling on state residents to join them in opposing controversial state legislation that say would erode public health and patient protections as well as worker and union rights. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - MSNA, 02/04/16 More »

Registered Nurses at Kindred Westminster Ratify First CNA Contract

Registered Nurses at Kindred Westminster Ratify First CNA Contract

Registered nurses at Kindred Hospital Westminster (KHW) in Westminster, Ca. are celebrating the ratification of their first-ever collective bargaining agreement—overwhelmingly approved this week—the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) announced today. —California Nurses Association, 02/04/16 More »

Growing Threat of Violence in Health Care Not Taken Seriously By Employers

Growing Threat of Violence in Health Care Not Taken Seriously By Employers

Ongoing violence against nurses at hospitals like Brigham and Women’s and Worcester Recovery Center reinforces alarming results of new Massachusetts Nurses Association workplace violence survey —David Schildmeier and Joe Markman, Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, 02/04/16 More »

NLRB Rules in Favor of Illegally Terminated  Huntington Memorial Nurses

NLRB Rules in Favor of Illegally Terminated Huntington Memorial Nurses

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced on Friday, January 29, that they found merit to all the allegations that registered nurses, Allysha Almada and Vicki Lin, were illegally fired from Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena. Nurses will hold a press conference on Thursday to celebrate the NLRB decision and discuss next steps in their efforts to improve the quality of patient care and form a union at the hospital. —California Nurses Association, 02/04/16 More »

Nurses: It’s On to New Hampshire, Nevada, and Beyond

Nurses: It’s On to New Hampshire, Nevada, and Beyond

National Nurses United, a significant presence across Iowa in the lead up to the Iowa caucuses, and who have been campaigning for Sen. Bernie Sanders across the U.S. for months, Monday night celebrated Sanders’ dramatic finish in Iowa, and said the nurses are stepping up efforts in New Hampshire, Nevada, and the campaign ahead. —National Nurses United, 02/02/16 More »

Countdown to Caucus - Nurses Talk to Iowa Voters RN- ‘We Need a Champion and a Movement’

Countdown to Caucus - Nurses Talk to Iowa Voters RN- ‘We Need a Champion and a Movement’

It’s the final stretch in Iowa, and several dozen registered nurses from across the Midwest arrived in Iowa Saturday joining with Iowa RNs to fan out to knock on doors and phone bank to encourage Iowans to caucus Monday night for Bernie Sanders for President. —National Nurses United, 01/31/16 More »

#BernieBus and RNs share with fellow Iowa RNs what it means to “Vote nurses’ values”

#BernieBus and RNs share with fellow Iowa RNs what it means to “Vote nurses’ values”

With just four days until the Iowa caucus, registered nurses on National Nurses United’s #BernieBus will make their own visiting hours Thursday as they stop in at Methodist Health System’s Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to discuss with nurse colleagues why a vote for Bernie Sanders is a vote for all the values nurses hold closest to their hearts. Nurses will discuss with fellow nurses why they should caucus and vote for Bernie Sanders, how to do so, and sign up commitments to caucus on Monday. —National Nurses United, 01/28/16 More »

Nurses, Community Members Call on Marin General to Improve Patient Care

Nurses, Community Members Call on Marin General to Improve Patient Care

Registered nurses and Marin community members will hold a candlelight vigil at Marin General Hospital today to highlight growing concerns over unsafe staffing levels and reductions in the quality of patient care, California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced. —California Nurses Association, 01/27/16 More »

Five days to go and counting—#BernieBus and nurses to appear at Bernie Sanders town hall in Mason

Five days to go and counting—#BernieBus and nurses to appear at Bernie Sanders town hall in Mason

With just a handful of days to go before Iowans head to their local precincts to caucus in the nation’s first presidential voting event, registered nurses aboard the National Nurses United’s #BernieBus on Wednesday evening will cheer on their endorsed candidate Bernie Sanders at a town hall event in Mason City, Iowa, featuring special guest, outspoken actor and progressive activist Susan Sarandon. —National Nurses United, 01/27/16 More »

Today Nurses #BernieBus Slated for Family Farm Visits, Labor Meet & Greet and LGBT Event

Today Nurses #BernieBus Slated for Family Farm Visits, Labor Meet & Greet and LGBT Event

With less than a week to go before the first in the nation vote in Iowa, the National Nurses United’s #BernieBus continues its tour of Iowa today starting with a labor meet and greet with Sen. Bernie Sanders and members of various unions including USW, CWA, APWU and NNU/National Nurses United. —National Nurses United, 01/26/16 More »

One Week to Go - Nurses #BernieBus Plans Monday Visits with Students, Stop at Latest Candidate Forum

One Week to Go - Nurses #BernieBus Plans Monday Visits with Students, Stop at Latest Candidate Forum

With just one week to go before the first in the nation vote in Iowa, the National Nurses United’s #BernieBus Monday will greet students in Ames, visit a Bernie Sanders campaign office in Newton, and stop by an Iowa State basketball game before wrapping up the day outside a forum —National Nurses United, 01/25/16 More »

Maine Union Members Gather in Support of Bernie Sanders

Maine Union Members Gather in Support of Bernie Sanders

On Saturday, January 23, union members will gather in Portland in support of Senator Bernie Sanders for president of the United States. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - MSNA, 01/21/16 More »

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