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Nurses #Bernie Bus Get-Out-The Vote Final Push Tuesday in Sarasota

Nurses #Bernie Bus Get-Out-The Vote Final Push Tuesday in Sarasota

Nurses aboard National Nurses United’s #BernieBus have been connecting with voters up and down the Sunshine State over the last two weeks, about why they support Bernie Sanders in a wide variety of settings and locations from hospitals, college campuses, and farmers markets to the annual Rough Rider Parade where the bus was one of the many floats. More »

Nurses’ #Bernie Bus Get-Out-The Vote Blitz in Sarasota Monday and Tuesday

Nurses’ #Bernie Bus Get-Out-The Vote Blitz in Sarasota Monday and Tuesday

Nurses aboard National Nurses United’s #BernieBus have been connecting with voters up and down the the Sunshine State over the last two weeks, about why they support Bernie Sanders in a wide variety of settings and locations from hospitals, college campuses, and farmers markets to the annual Rough Rider Parade where the bus was one of the many floats. —Naitonal Nurses United, 03/14/16 More »

Nurses #Bernie Bus Sunshine State Tour Rolls into Tampa Friday

Nurses #Bernie Bus Sunshine State Tour Rolls into Tampa Friday

Nurses aboard National Nurses United’s #BernieBus have been connecting with voters in the Sunshine State all week—listening to the issues that impact residents’ lives—and will be heading to the Tampa area on Friday. More »

Largest Nurses Organization in Nation to Endorse Tim Canova for Congress in Florida’s 23rd District

Largest Nurses Organization in Nation to Endorse Tim Canova for Congress in Florida’s 23rd District

National Nurses United, the largest nurses’ organization in the United States and in Florida, announced today its endorsement of Tim Canova who is running to become the next Member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 23rd District of Florida. —National Nurses United, 03/10/16 More »

Nurses #Bernie Bus Sunshine State Tour — Full Speed Ahead!

Nurses #Bernie Bus Sunshine State Tour — Full Speed Ahead!

On the heals of a momentous win in Miciagan Tuesday night and with barely a week before Florida’s Democratic primary on March 15, registered nurse members of National Nurses United (NNU), are intensifying their efforts in support of Senator Bernie Sanders campaign. More »

Nurses #Bernie Bus Barnstorming Tour Through Sunshine State Continues Onward

Nurses #Bernie Bus Barnstorming Tour Through Sunshine State Continues Onward

Fresh off the heals of another win in Maine, National Nurses United registered nurse members are redoubling their efforts to educate Florida voters about why the nation’s most trusted profession trusts Bernie Sanders, their endorsed candidate for president, in the run-up to the state's March 15th primary. More »

Nurses BIG RED #Bernie Bus Hits Miami Dade County

Nurses BIG RED #Bernie Bus Hits Miami Dade County

Encouraged and energized by Bernie Sanders recent wins, National Nurses United registered nurse members are redoubling their efforts to educate Florida voters about why the nation’s most trusted profession trusts Bernie Sanders, their endorsed candidate for president, in the run-up to the state's March 15th primary. More »

Nurses, Community Rally for Bernie at Early Voting Action

Nurses, Community Rally for Bernie at Early Voting Action

On Saturday at 3 p.m., registered nurses and the #BernieBus will join local group FeelTheBern SRQ and other community members at Payne Park in Sarasota to rally for the candidate they say best supports nurses' values of caring, compassion and community: Sen. Bernie Sanders. —National Nurses United, 03/04/16 More »

Nurses to Get Out the Vote for Bernie Sanders in Sarasota

Nurses to Get Out the Vote for Bernie Sanders in Sarasota

This weekend, registered nurse members of National Nurses United will gather in Sarasota to canvass for the candidate they say best supports nurses' values of caring, compassion and community: Sen. Bernie Sanders. —National Nurses United, 03/04/16 More »

RNs’ #BernieBus to visit Kissimmee, FL Friday as part of nationwide tour

RNs’ #BernieBus to visit Kissimmee, FL Friday as part of nationwide tour

Encouraged and energized by Bernie Sanders’ Super Tuesday wins in Minnesota, Colorado, Oklahoma, Vermont, and a virtual tie in Massachusetts, National Nurses United RN members continue their tour of Florida with events in Kissimmee in advance of the state’s primary on March 15. —National Nurses United, 03/04/16 More »

Nurses’ #BernieBus visits Florida

Nurses’ #BernieBus visits Florida

National Nurses United RN members are redoubling efforts to elect their endorsed presidential candidate, with its southern #BernieBus cruising into Florida today in advance of the state’s primary on March 15 to educate voters about why the nation’s most trusted profession trusts Bernie Sanders. —National Nurses United, 03/03/16 More »

Nurses Overwhelmingly Approve Contracts for 8000 RNs at 17 HCA-Affiliated Hospitals in Five States

Nurses Overwhelmingly Approve Contracts for 8000 RNs at 17 HCA-Affiliated Hospitals in Five States

Registered nurses voted overwhelmingly to ratify new collective bargaining agreements covering nearly 8,000 RNs at 17 HCA-affiliated hospitals in five states, National Nurses United announced today. —National Nurses United, 09/22/15 More »

RNs Reach Tentative Agreements That Cover Nearly 8000 RNs in 17 HCA-Affiliated Hospitals

RNs Reach Tentative Agreements That Cover Nearly 8000 RNs in 17 HCA-Affiliated Hospitals

Nurses will hold membership meetings to vote on whether to ratify the proposed agreements through Monday. The pacts affect RNs at ten HCA hospitals in Florida, four in Texas, and one each in Missouri, Kansas, and Nevada. The agreements make substantial strides for working conditions for RNs, patient care standards and the quality of care at the 17 facilities as well as noteworthy economic gains. All the RNs are represented by the National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC) /National Nurses United (NNU) -- the largest organization of registered nurses in the country, with 185,000 members. —National Nurses Organizing Committee , 09/18/15 More »

Oak Hill Hospital Nurses Plan Picket Sept. 14,  Urge Hospital Compliance with Staffing Plan

Oak Hill Hospital Nurses Plan Picket Sept. 14,  Urge Hospital Compliance with Staffing Plan

Registered nurses at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville will hold an informational picket and rally on Sept. 14 to urge that the hospital consistently comply with its own staffing plan and take additional steps to improve the recruitment and retention of experienced RNs. —National Nurses United, 09/10/15 More »

Nurses at Fawcett Memorial Hospital Plan Picket

Nurses at Fawcett Memorial Hospital Plan Picket

Registered nurses will hold an informational picket on Weds. Sept. 2 to urge Fawcett Memorial Hospital to consistently comply with its own staffing plan and take positive steps to improve the recruitment and retention of experienced RNs. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida, 08/31/15 More »

Nurses at Medical Center of Trinity Plan Picket

Nurses at Medical Center of Trinity Plan Picket

Registered nurses will hold an informational picket and rally on Monday, Aug. 24 to urge Medical Center of Trinity to consistently comply with its own staffing plan and improve the recruitment and retention of experienced RNs. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida, 08/21/15 More »

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota Nurses Plan Picket, Urge Hospital Compliance with Staffing Plan

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota Nurses Plan Picket, Urge Hospital Compliance with Staffing Plan

Registered nurses at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota will hold an informational picket and rally on Thursday to urge that the hospital consistently comply with its own staffing plan to improve the recruitment and retention of experienced RNs. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida, 08/18/15 More »

Miami Nurses, Community Leaders Plan Celebration for Medicare’s 50th Anniversary 07/30

Miami Nurses, Community Leaders Plan Celebration for Medicare’s 50th Anniversary 07/30

Registered nurses and other community leaders will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Thursday July 30 with a march and rally in Miami. The event is part of a national day of action, in over 25 U.S. cities, that calls on policy makers to protect, improve, and expand Medicare to cover all Americans with a single standard of quality care not based on ability to pay. The overall theme is "Medicare is as American as Apple Pie," i.e. to Protect, Improve and Expand (PIE) Medicare to cover everyone. Planned actions include public forums, rallies, marches, skits, flash mobs and birthday celebration parties, picnics and BBQ's. —National Nurses United, 07/23/15 More »

Press Conference and Job Fair - Monday 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m

Press Conference and Job Fair - Monday 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m

As the hospitals in Sanford and the surrounding area experience an influx of patients, RNs at Central Florida Regional Hospital will hold a press conference and job fair on January 26 to recruit for much needed staff. The hospital currently has 116 vacancies ranging from managers to secretaries, including both full time and part-time positions. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - Forida, 01/23/15 More »

Nurses Urge Legislation to Require Prevention Plans To Stem Epidemic of Violence in Hospitals

Nurses Urge Legislation to Require Prevention Plans To Stem Epidemic of Violence in Hospitals

Registered Nurses will rally in Tampa Tuesday to call for legislative action to require hospitals to step up tough prevention plans to stem a growing spate of violence against nurses and other health workers in hospitals. —National Nurses Organizing Committee, 01/12/15 More »

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