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RNRN in action

A new year means new opportunities for growth and learning

How is our health affected by the society in which we live? Why are U.S. patients consistently among the sickest in the industrialized world, despite having the highest health expenditure per person? How has the investment of tens of billions of dollars in healthcare technology affected patients and the nursing profession?

National Nurse Magazine
December 15, 2017

RNRN deployment to Puerto Rico

The Rescuers

RNRN nurse volunteers spent two weeks in Puerto Rico advocating for residents to receive the most basic of care: clean water, food, shelter, medicine. Where was our government?

On Sept.

Kari Jones, National Nurse Magazine
December 15, 2017

Norma Rae, 1979

Collective Power Key to Fight Sexual Harassment, Assault

It’s time to fight harder than ever to protect women workers’ right to a collective voice, and to defend a contractually upheld grievance process that has often been the only thing preventing retaliation for reporting sexual misconduct at work.

Bonnie Castillo, Director of Health and Safety
December 11, 2017
RNs at Ban-Fracking and Off-Shore Drilling rally

NNOC/NNU Co-Hosted a Ban-Fracking and Off-Shore Drilling rally

NNOC/NNU Co-Hosted a Ban-Fracking and Off-Shore Drilling rally with several organizations including Food and Water Watch, Ocenana Florida, Organize Florida, and Floridians Against Fracking.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
December 10, 2017
Hiram Johnson

California’s campaign for universal health care has a long history

With House Speaker Paul Ryan pledging to push major Medicare cuts to reduce the added $1 trillion in federal debt created by the huge tax gifts for corporations and the super-rich proposed in versions of the House and Senate tax bill that Republicans are working to reconcile.

RoseAnn DeMoro, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
December 9, 2017