Zenei Cortez, RN

Statement from National Nurses United President Zenei Cortez, RN: New Bill Introduced by Speaker Pelosi Fails to Address Underlying Needs for Providing Comprehensive Health Care

Washington--In response to Speaker Pelosi’s supposed new “sweeping” health care legislation unveiled today, National Nurses United President Zenei Cortez, RN issued the following strongly-worded st

National Nurses United
March 26, 2019

Workplace Violence Risk

Historic Hearing on First Nevada Bill to Address Epidemic of Workplace Violence Faced By Nurses and Other Health Care Workers

Nevada’s health care unions, National Nurses Organizing Committee-Nevada/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) and Service Employees International (SEIU) Local 1107,

National Nurses Organizing Committee and SEIU Local 1107
March 25, 2019

Nurse volunteering with RNRN

RN Volunteers Return to Tucson to Provide Critical Medical Aid to Migrants and Asylum Seekers

Nurse volunteers from the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN)—a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation (CNF) and National Nurses United (NNU)—are back on the ground this w

RN Response Network
March 22, 2019

• RNRN

Support the Medicare for All Act

Nurses Applaud San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Unanimous Vote to Support the Medicare for All Act – H.R. 1384

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday night to support a resolution introduced by Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer endorsing the Medicare for All Act, H.R. 1384. Rep. Pramila Jayapal introduced the bill in the House of Representatives last month. The legislation, which already has 107 co-sponsors, would guarantee comprehensive healthcare to all residents, slash patient and family costs for care, and ensure real patient choice.

National Nurses United
March 20, 2019

Nurses Volunteer to Provide Urgently Needed Medical Care

Nurses Volunteer to Provide Urgently Needed Medical Care to Migrants Released from ICE Detention

The Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation and National Nurses United, is sending its sixth team of volunteer nurses to Tucson, Ariz., March 15 through March 17 to provide basic medical support to migrants and asylum seekers recently released from federal detention. 

National Nurses United
March 15, 2019

• RNRN, • NNU