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New report: High and rising rates of workplace violence and employer failure to implement effective prevention strategies is contributing to the staffing crisis

NNU's survey results reveal majority of nurses have experienced workplace violence, with nearly half seeing a rise in rates in the past year.

Nurse holds sign "Protect Nurses Patients Public Health

Urge the CDC to listen to frontline health care workers and patients!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tasked its advisory committee to update infection control guidance for health care settings. Take action now to help ensure CDC and HICPAC protect health care workers and patients from infectious diseases. 

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National Nurses United Statement on the Crisis in the Middle East

As nurses, our patients trust us to help and heal them when they sustain harm due to the conditions in their everyday lives. To honor that sacred trust, it is our duty to speak up for every human being’s right to a life free from violence and the traumas of war.

Press releases

RNs at City of Hope National Medical Center, in Duarte, Calif. will hold a candlelight vigil on Friday, Feb. 23 to highlight patient safety concerns, including short staffing and the inability to take meal- and rest-period breaks daily, that they wish to resolve by winning a fair contract with strong, safe patient care provisions.
Registered nurses at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital in Marina del Rey, Calif., voted in favor of ratifying a new four-year contract on Feb. 16, 2024, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.
Registered nurses at UChicago Medicine will hold a strike vote on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, which would authorize the bargaining team to call a strike if management does not address staffing concerns which lead to patient safety issues.
Seven national unions and over two hundred local unions today announce the formation of the National Labor Network for Ceasefire (NLNC) to “end the death and devastation” in the Middle East, and to expand support for the ceasefire among unions nationally.

Organize with National Nurses United to improve workplace standards through collective bargaining, reform national health care legislation, and make a difference for you and your patients.

National Nurse Magazine

Advocacy in Action: NNU nurses educate, agitate, organize, and win

New Orleans nurses make history by unionizing

University Medical Center RNs join NNOC

U.S. Senate holds first-ever hearing on ratios

NNU and NYSNA President Nancy Hagans, RN testifies