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RNs to Rally in Chicago Feb. 22 in Protest over Supreme Court Case to Be Heard - Seen as Threat to Patient Care and Corporate Attack on Worker, Union Rights

Registered nurses, joined by unions, healthcare workers and community allies, will hold a public rally on Thursday, February 22 in Chicago in advance of a Supreme Court hearing they say would severely jeopardize the ability of nurses who work in public health settings to advocate for safe patient care.

National Nurses United
February 16, 2018
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NNU Statement on Florida School Shooting: ‘Gun Violence is a Significant Public Health Issue’

National Nurses United today joined with millions of other alarmed Americans in calling for meaningful action in response to the school shooting in Parkland, FL, as well as similar shootings across

National Nurses United
February 15, 2018
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“Healthy Stark” Citizen’s Commission Launched to Help Guide Future of Health Care in Western Stark County

Group Sees Closure of Affinity Medical Center as Opportunity to Reclaim Health Security in the County

The Healthy Stark Citizen’s Commission was launched this we

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Ohio
February 15, 2018


Janus is Coming! Are You Ready?

Janus is Coming. Are You Ready?

On February 26, ‘Janus v. AFSCME’ threatens to destroy nurses’ ability to advocate for safe patient care, using the power of our collective voice. RNs will not stand by while that happens.

Bonnie Castillo, Director of Health and Safety
February 13, 2018


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Practice What We Preach

Ever stop for a moment and consider what makes a nurse a nurse? Why is what registered nurses do called nursing practice? What are the ramifications to nursing if a nurse in Ohio cares remotely for a patient in Oregon? What does it mean for nursing if family members and unlicensed staff are trained to perform certain functions nurses do? For the 20 RN members of National Nurses United’s Joint Nursing Practice Commission, these are questions they ponder and debate daily.

National Nurse Magazine
February 12, 2018