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On Maria Anniversary, Nurses Condemn Doubt Over High Death Toll in Puerto Rico

On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria striking Puerto Rico, National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, today condemned any doubt about reports that the death toll from the hurricane and its aftermath reaches into the thousands—following President Trump’s recent comment that thousands of people in Puerto Rico “did not die.”

RNRN - Registered Nurse Response Network
September 20, 2018

• RNRN

Puerto Rico

Registered nurses at Stanford Health Care’s ValleyCare Medical Center celebrate victory

Registered Nurses at Stanford Health Care’s ValleyCare Medical Center in Livermore/Dublin Vote to Join California Nurses Association

Registered nurses at Stanford Health Care’s ValleyCare Medical Center in Livermore/Dublin, CA voted overwhelmingly Wednesday night to join the state’s largest RN union, the California Nurses Associ

California Nurses Association
September 20, 2018
Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin

Save the VA. Veterans' lives depend on it | Opinion

In May of 1968 I was sent to Vietnam, where I translated intercepted communiques during the war. The horrors of war I witnessed changed me forever.

Joseph Hirsch writing for NJ.com
September 18, 2018

• Veterans Affairs

New Jersey

Safe Staffing Now

Registered Nurses and Caregivers Demand Palomar Hospital Respect Patient Care

Registered nurses and caregivers at Palomar Hospital in North San Diego County will hold an informational picket on Wednesday, Sept. 19 to highlight concerns about chronic short staffing and other working conditions that contribute to high turnover and undermine the quality of patient care.

CHEU - Caregivers Healthcare Employees Union
September 18, 2018

• CHEU

California

11,000 Veterans Affairs Nurses Ratify Contract

11,000 Veterans Affairs Nurses Ratify Contract at 23 Hospitals Across the Nation

Registered nurses with National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU), at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), voted by a 99% margin to ratify a new three-year contract. The contract, covering more than 11,000 registered nurses at 23 hospitals, features workplace violence protections, infectious disease training and emergency preparedness information for nurses.

National Nurses United
September 17, 2018

• Veterans Affairs