Nurses at The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC) will hold a strike on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23—with a rally and press conference at noon on the 22nd—to highlight management’s refusal to address key issues throughout the facility, including safe patient handling and the recruitment and retention of experienced nurses. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - MSNA, 07/21/16 More »
Vote Nurse Values: Endorsed Maine Candidates
EMILY CAIN, D-MAINE 2ND DISTRICT
Emily supports our national RN-to-patient ratio bill (H.R. 1602) which would create a single standard of safe staffing in every hospital across the country. We know that safe staffing truly saves lives. Emily also supports Medicare for All and holding Wall Street accountable through The Robin Hood Tax — a tiny tax on Wall Street. One of her top goals is to stop our jobs from going overseas and opposes unfair trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
See all the State endorsed candidates: http://www.nationalnursesunited.org/maine-endorsements
From the picket line
MSNA nurses held a strike on July 22 and 23 for safe staffing at The Aroostook County Medical Center. This action represents an ongoing struggle and the nurses are demanding that enough nurses are hired to be able to deliver safe and effective care to the community.
TAMC Nurses to March For Safe Staffing, Safe Patient Care
Nurses at TAMC in Presque Isle delivered a strike pledge to the CEO. "We need more nurses at the bedside to be able to give the kind of care we want to patients in this community." Nurses will be holding a march on June 9th in downtown Presque Isle. Press Release >>
MSNA Conferences, May 2016
Over 120 RNs from around the state met for two days attending NNOC CE classes and sharing stories and ideas
MAINE Press Releases
Nurses are patient advocates — and by extension advocates for our patients’ families and our communities — and today we are sounding an alert on theTrans-Pacific Partnership, an international agreement that puts the public health of Maine, and the nation, at risk. —Cokie Giles, Special to the BDN / Bangor Daily News, 01/22/16 More »
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, 04/04/14 More »