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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
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DCNA nurses fight for full funding of school nurses

Diabetes. Severe allergies and risk of anaphylactic shock. Rare diseases. Gone are the days when school nurses handed out Tylenol and Band-Aids. Today’s school nurses monitor and care for kids with a wide range of serious medical conditions. And you can’t learn when you are ill.

District of Columbia Nurses Association
May 15, 2018
Certify Our Contract Now

DC nurses cheer contract, celebrate back pay due to them

District of Columbia nurses working for United Medical Center celebrated a huge win in April when the DC Council unanimously passed a resolution ratifying a contract that awarded nurses nearly $4 million in back pay for raises due to them dating back to 2014.

District of Columbia Nurses Association
May 15, 2018
Nurses at UC Sympathy Strike

Nurses Don’t Need Candy and Platitudes for Nurses Week; We Need Workplace Protections and Respect

Happy nurses week! It’s the time of year when our employers honor us for the hard work we do every day, healing and saving lives.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
May 11, 2018

Jean Ross, RN, Co-President, NNU

Remarks on the Workplace Democracy Act

I am pleased to be here today to applaud the introduction of the Workplace Democracy Act by Senator Sanders, Rep. Pocan and the other Senate and House co-sponsors.

Jean Ross, RN, Co-President, National Nurses United
May 10, 2018
Executive Director for Social Security Works, Alex Lawson

What You Should Know About The So-Called Balanced Budget Amendment

Executive Director for Social Security Works, Alex Lawson visits with Nurse Talk Radio about the so-called Balanced Budget Amendment.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
May 3, 2018