Without Teachers We Wouldn't Be Nurses

Nurses rally in solidarity with striking teachers, present $30,000 donation

Stressing the common fight of teachers and nurses in protecting our public education system and other public institutions from defunding and corporate privatization, the California Nurses Association and Minnesota Nurses Association announced today that they are donating $30,000 to help support children, parents, and teachers during the historic strike by tens of thousands of educators working for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

California Nurses Association
January 22, 2019
Nurses rally for patient care

Nurses Are Calling Out for Job Protections and Marching in the Women's March

When women and our allies unite, we build power. That’s true in mass marches and on the job. “I never realized how strongly unionizing and feminism go together,” registered nurse (RN) Suzanne Levitch, 33, of Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, tells Teen Vogue. “There’s not really another way for workers, especially women workers, to be treated fairly.”

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA, Op-Ed in Teen Vogue
January 18, 2019
Union Women Are Powerful Women

Largest U.S. Registered Nurses Union to Champion Women Workers’ Rights at Women’s Marches

On Jan. 19, registered nurses from National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of RNs in the country, will converge at Women’s Marches across the United States to highlight the importance of unions to women and working people, NNU announced today.

National Nurses United
Patients Deserver Safe Staffing

Nurses in California Celebrate 15 Years of Life Saving RN to Patient Ratios Law

California’s historic first-in-the-nation safe staffing ratios, sponsored by the California Nurses Association, took 13 years to win.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
January 8, 2019
Veteran service member saluting

Opinion: Keep veterans’ health care out of the profit-making business

Military veterans beware. I am writing to let your readers know there is serious discussion by the current administration in Washington, D.C. to privatize the Veterans Administration’s health services and place the welfare of America’s veterans in the hands of corporate magnates like the Koch brothers and other profit-driven entrepreneurs.

John Spitzberg writing for Juneau Empire
January 8, 2019

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