Registered nurses in Austin, Texas pose on strike line

Registered nurses in Texas and Kansas announce second strikes at Ascension hospitals

Registered nurses in Texas and Kansas at three Ascension hospitals gave notice today to their employer that they will hold one-day strikes on Wednesday, December 6 to protest unsafe conditions management has failed to remedy.

Joyous Saint Agnes nurses with fists raised

Registered nurses at Ascension Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore vote to join NNOC/NNU

RNs at Saint Agnes voted, on Nov. 2 and Nov. 3, to join National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United, marking the first time in Baltimore history that registered nurses have unionized a hospital!

Four nurses inside hospital

NNU condemns CDC committee for voting to finalize draft infection control guidance for health care settings

NNU condemns the unanimous vote by the HICPAC of the CDC to finalize a draft of infection control guidelines before giving the public ample time to review the draft or before seeking input from health care workers and patients whose health and safety will be directly impacted by this guidance.

Press releases

Members of the Maine State Nurses Association will hold a community forum on Tuesday, December 5, on the current nurse staffing crisis and what can be done about it. The forum is co-sponsored by the Muskie School of Public Service, the Maine Women’s Lobby, and Maine People’s Alliance.
Registered nurses and graduate student workers at the University of Chicago will hold an early morning press conference on Monday, Dec. 4, to demand that the university respect its workers and settle their contracts quickly without unnecessary delays and deliberate stalling.
At a briefing for members of the global press, Global Nurses United (GNU), the premier federation of global nurse unions, released a statement urging governments to take action against the health impacts of climate change, in advance of international climate negotiations at COP28.
Registered nurses at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif. demand the Desert Healthcare District involve them and the public as the district considers or negotiates contracts regarding either the sale or lease of the public hospital.

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National Nurse Magazine

By the Numbers: New York City nurses win unprecedented contract enforcement of safe staffing standards

Mount Sinai RNs blaze trail to better staffing enforcement

Not only did nurses win new ratios in their contract, but they also won strong new staffing enforcement language.

VA registered nurses sign three-year contract

Nurses call for schedule flexibility and passage of VA Employee Fairness Act