National Nurses United today praised President Biden’s announcement of advances in the effort to get all U.S. residents vaccinated, while nurses called for everyone to continue to practice strong safety measures, essential to achieving protection in the face of the still virulent pandemic.
On Thursday, March 11, a registered nurse member of National Nurses United (NNU) will share her experiences as a nurse caring for Covid-19 patients in testimony before a U.S. House Education and Labor subcommittee. Pascaline Muhindura, RN, will testify during the Education and Labor Committee's Workforce Protections Subcommittee hearing.
National Nurses United’s (NNU) new nationwide survey of more than 9,200 registered nurses reveals that a year into the pandemic, registered nurses are still being placed in harm's way. RNs face continued issues ranging from unsafe staffing levels to hospital administrators failing to observe basic infection control and prevention measures.
National Nurses United applauds the U.S. House of Representative’s passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, H.R. 842, in a 225 to 206 vote today. The legislation will now move to the Senate for consideration.
National Nurses United
March 9, 2021
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