Nurse outside U.S. capitol holding signs calling for workplace violence prevention

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

Nurses represented by NNOC/NNU at two Orlando-area hospitals in Florida will hold rallies on March 5 as they begin negotiations on a new union contract with HCA, the largest hospital chain in the United States.
Nurses represented by NNOC/NNU at eight Gulf Coast hospitals in the Tampa, Fla., area will hold three rallies on March 4 as they begin negotiations on a new union contract with HCA, the largest hospital chain in the United States.
Registered nurses at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital (SLUH) in St. Louis, Mo., will hold a candlelight vigil for patient safety on Thursday, Feb. 29. SLUH nurses are fighting for patient safety and a fair contract that addresses their concerns about nurse retention and recruitment.
Registered nurses at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., are rolling out a new billboard campaign as two new videos reveal serious health and safety concerns at the Tenet Healthcare hospital.

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