U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Nurses strongly urge Senate to honor Justice Ginsburg’s dying wish to delay her replacement until after presidential race decided

The more than 155,000 members of National Nurses United, the country’s largest union and professional association of registered nurses, are mourning the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and are strongly urging the Senate to honor her dying wish that she not be replaced until after the 2020 presidential race is decided.

National Nurses United
September 18, 2020
Registered nurses at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC

Largest hospital union victory in South since 1975

In the first private sector hospital union election win in North Carolina, the largest at any nonunion hospital in the South since 1975 – RNs at Mission voted this week by a stunning 70 percent to join the nation’s largest RN union to secure a powerful voice for improved care and workplace safety. For labor as a whole, it is also believed to be the largest union election win in the South in 12 years.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 17, 2020
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Hundreds of union nurses convene online to call for transformative change

To claim our power, hundreds of nurses came together online Sept. 9–12, along with some incredible activists and allies, during the first-ever virtual convention for the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC). The convention, entitled “Year of the nurse,” underscored how deeply our struggles are united, across states, across backgrounds, and even around the world, as we fight for transformative change.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
September 15, 2020

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SLUH nurses hold press conference calling for appropriate PPE requirements - May 7, 2020

Saint Louis University Hospital nurses to hold rally to demand protections when treating patients with COVID-19

Registered nurses at SSM Saint Louis University Hospital (SLUH) are holding a rally to call attention to their concerns about patient safety and personal protective equipment (PPE), including nurses not being consistently provided with new, unused N95 respirators required to safely treat COVID-19 patients.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 15, 2020
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Registered nurses endorse Proposition 16 to restore affirmative action

The California Nurses Association (CNA) today announced its endorsement of Proposition 16, a constitutional amendment to restore the ability to implement affirmative action in public employment, public education, and public contracting in California.

California Nurses Association
September 15, 2020