NNU building nurse power, 2021-2024

National Nurses United is building nurse power from coast to coast. Check out our most recent accomplishments.

Three nurses hold signs "Trust Nurses, Not A.I."

Humanity is the heart of nursing

Replacing RN care with A.I. is unacceptable. NNU nurses are fighting back against unregulated and unproven technologies that put our patients and our profession at risk.

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NNU delivers petition to CDC

On April 4, 2024, NNU delivered a petition, signed by over 5,600 individuals, urging CDC to ensure all necessary perspectives are added to HICPAC and its workgroup, including frontline health care workers, unions, patients advocates, and other public health experts.

Press releases

Nurses from Desert Regional Medical Center and other Tenet hospitals will hold a rally and voice their strong opposition to the proposed sale of Desert Regional to Tenet as the Desert Healthcare District board is expected to vote on the proposal at their board meeting on Tuesday, May 28.
CNA applauds the California Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 1015. The bill, authored by Senator Dave Cortese and sponsored by CNA, would ensure clinical placement opportunities for California’s future nurses, particularly for students attending community colleges, state universities, and other public institutions.
NNU celebrates its newly elected Council of Presidents for the 2024-2027 term.
Registered nurses from the University of California, Los Angeles will hold a rally on May 29 to protest major changes by management to scheduling practices for float pool nurses. These changes could result in mass resignations, negatively impact patient safety, and create unsafe staffing across UCLA Health.

Organize with National Nurses United to improve workplace standards through collective bargaining, reform national health care legislation, and make a difference for you and your patients.


Join our fight for safe staffing

Safe staffing ratios protect our patients from complications that arise from missed care such as medical errors, health care disparities, infections, and so much more.

We can organize and win — anywhere

Hear from nurses in Maine, North Carolina, and North Dakota on how and why they organized their hospitals.

National Nurse Magazine

Calling Their Bluff: Michigan nurses win big in battle with ProMedica

Michigan nurses win hard-fought contract

Adrian RNs successfully defeat two-tier retirement proposal

NNU report shows surge in workplace violence rates

A majority of nurses have experienced workplace violence within the past year

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CE classes

As an NNU member, you have access to our diverse calendar of online and in-person continuing education classes. Check out our full course calendar. 

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Join the Nurse Advocacy Network

Join our activist network of nurses, other health care workers, patients, and community supporters who mobilize for patient care protections and health care justice.

Join the Retiree Division

Join the Retiree Division and our campaign to: advocate for national legislation for RN staffing ratios and health care and safety reforms; block hospital industry efforts to undermine RN professional practice; organize new members at non-union hospitals; and inspire the next generation of RN activists. 


CNA/NNOC offers scholarship awards to members who are enrolled in formal education programs or attending educational conferences, as well as for students enrolled in an Associate Degree Nursing program (or equivalent). Applications open April 1, 2024.