Nurses’ #BernieBus Continues Southern Nevada Push Stops at Private Prison, Labor Meeting Wednesday

Continuing the latest push through Southern Nevada in support of the Presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders, the National Nurses United #BernieBus Wednesday will make stops outside the Nevada Southern Detention Center in Pahrump before returning to visit a meeting of the Southern Nevada Central Labor Council in Henderson.

National Nurses United
January 13, 2016

Nurses’ Bring #BernieBus and Message of Sanders Campaign to AFL-CIO Raising Wages in Las Vegas

National Nurses United today brought the message of their support for Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with the #BernieBus now traveling around Las Vegas, to the AFL-CIO Raising Wages Summit in Las Vegas. “At a time of stagnant wages for far too many, ongoing race and gender wage disparity, record income inequality, and an escalating attack on unions as a voice for working people symbolized by the anti-worker Friedrichs case, it is Bernie Sanders who has the most comprehensive program for lifting wages and income for all working people,” said NNU Executive Director RoseAnn DeMoro, an AFL-CIO Vice President.

National Nurses United
January 12, 2016

Nurses Urge Oregon AG to Investigate Proposed Merger of Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph

The nation's largest nurses organization, National Nurses United (NNU), is calling on Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to reject efforts by two large Catholic hospital systems to block public oversight into a merger that NNU warns could have a major impact on the cost, quality and availability of critical hospital services, NNU announced today.

National Nurses United
January 11, 2016

Nurses Blast Clinton Attack on Health Care for All

National Nurses United today condemned the latest attack by Hillary Clinton on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposal for healthcare for all, noting massive problems with cost and access to needed medical care remain for millions of Americans even with implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

National Nurses United
January 11, 2016

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center Losing Experienced RNs to Other Area Hospitals

Registered nurses at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center (AHMC) will speak out on how the loss of experienced registered nurses is impacting the quality of patient care at a press conference on Wednesday. The nurses are calling on hospital management to stanch the flow of RNs to the UC San Diego Medical Center and other area hospitals by improving working conditions at the hospital.

California Nurses Association
January 11, 2016