Nurses push for HEROES Act outside the U.S. Senate

Nurses Deliver Half A Million Signatures to Congress, Calling on Congress to Protect Nurses During COVID-19 Pandemic

Registered nurses today delivered a petition to Congress signed by more than half a million people demanding Congress pass legislation that would protect nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Nurses United
August 7, 2020
Mission Hospital RNs

Union Election Set for Mission, NC RNs

The date has been set. Mail ballots will be sent to registered nurses at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC on August 18 to determine if they want to form a union.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
Nurse holds sign "Pass the HEROES Act" outside U.S. Senate

The HEALS Act Puts Lives at Risk

The benefits keeping people and families in America afloat expired Friday. If Senate Republicans have their way, what comes next would involve these millions of benefit recipients making choices no one wants to make.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
August 3, 2020
Graphic "Save Lives"

Thousands of Nurses Hold National Day of Action Aug. 5 to Save Lives During COVID-19 and Beyond

As firsthand witnesses and actual victims during this COVID-19 crisis of a health care and economic system that prioritizes money over people, registered nurse members of National Nurses United (NNU) are holding on Aug. 5 more than 200 actions inside and outside hospital facilities in at least 16 states and the District of Columbia to demand that our elected leaders, government, and hospital employers take immediate action to save lives.

National Nurses United
August 3, 2020
San Joaquin General Hospital nurses

San Joaquin General Hospital Nurses to Hold Action To Demand Protections When Treating Patients With COVID-19

The lack of protections against COVID-19 at San Joaquin General Hospital has led to many exposures and infections amongst nurses and other frontline health care workers, which means many nurses are out sick and hospitals are taking advantage of the crisis to not hire more nurses.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United