Robin Hood Tax Act

RNs Applaud Reintroduction of Robin Hood Tax Act to Raise Money for Education, Health Care, and Vital Social Programs

National Nurses United applauds today’s reintroduction of the Inclusive Prosperity Act by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Barbara Lee. This important legislation would raise an estimated $220 billion dollars a year to fund critical social programs.

National Nurses United
May 22, 2019

Nurses Demanding Safe Patient Care

Calais Regional Hospital Employees, Community to Hold Vigil for Patient Safety Thurs. May 23

Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) employees will join community members for a “Vigil for Patient Safety” at Triangle Park in downtown Calais Thursday evening, May 23—to draw attention to patient care conditions and employee treatment at CRH, the Maine State Nurses Association announced today.

National Nurses United / MSNA
May 22, 2019

Medicare for all signs

Statement from National Nurses United Executive Director Bonnie Castillo, RN: Budget Committee Hearing Shows Momentum for Medicare for All

Following today’s hearing on single-payer health care in the House Budget Committee, National Nurses United (NNU) issued the following statement:
 

National Nurses United
May 22, 2019

Barton Nurses in front of banner

Barton Memorial Hospital Nurses Prepare for One-Day Strike This Friday

Registered nurses at Barton Memorial Hospital are gearing up for a one-day unfair labor practice strike this Friday, May 24, said California Nurses Association (CNA).

California Nurses Association
May 22, 2019

National Nurses United

209 Economists Endorse Medicare for All Ahead of House Budget Hearing

209 economists have signed a public statement supporting Medicare for All. The letter calls the current health care system “exorbitant and wasteful” and asserts that “the time is now to create a universal, single-payer, Medicare for All health care system in the United States.”

National Nurses United
May 21, 2019