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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurses rally for patient care

Nurses Are Calling Out for Job Protections and Marching in the Women's March

When women and our allies unite, we build power. That’s true in mass marches and on the job. “I never realized how strongly unionizing and feminism go together,” registered nurse (RN) Suzanne Levitch, 33, of Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, tells Teen Vogue. “There’s not really another way for workers, especially women workers, to be treated fairly.”

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA, Op-Ed in Teen Vogue
January 18, 2019
Veteran service member saluting

Opinion: Keep veterans’ health care out of the profit-making business

Military veterans beware. I am writing to let your readers know there is serious discussion by the current administration in Washington, D.C. to privatize the Veterans Administration’s health services and place the welfare of America’s veterans in the hands of corporate magnates like the Koch brothers and other profit-driven entrepreneurs.

John Spitzberg writing for Juneau Empire
January 8, 2019

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Why mixing Medicare with commercial insurance is not the health reform we need

At a gathering in Burlington, Vermont, convened by the Sanders Institute, with support from National Nurses United, I spoke about the perils of mixing Medicare with commercial insurance.

Diane Archer, Just Care
December 7, 2018
Panelists discussed issues such as understaffing and turnover

Nurses call for union rights and better patient care

Nurses from the Hopkins Hospital and National Nurses United (NNU), a union of registered nurses, joined local politicians and community members for a town hall event on Saturday at the Reginald F.

Rachel Juieng, The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
December 6, 2018