National Nurses Organizing Committee

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A national movement for RNs

We are a national union and professional organization for RNs who are pursuing an ambitious agenda of patient advocacy that promotes the interests of patients, direct-care nurses, and RN professional practice. Read more »

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NNOC 101

Your guide to joining the RN movement. Learn more about our program, our history, and how we are organized.

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Where we are

NNOC and CNA now represent more than 150,000 RNs in about 300 facilities throughout the nation, including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Press releases

Registered nurses and technicians at Down East Community Hospital in Machias, Maine, delivered a petition of “no confidence” in the hospital’s chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), and chief nursing officer (CNO) to the Chair of the DECH Board of Trustees on June 16 to demand changes to protect and improve patient care.
Registered nurses at University Medical Center in New Orleans, La. will hold a speak-out on Thursday, June 20 to highlight urgent safety concerns facing nurses and patients and hospital management’s lack of action.
Registered nurses at Ascension Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland will rally on Thursday, June 20, in support of “Patients First” and staffing protections, which they have proposed to hospital management during contract negotiations. The nurses, who are members of National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United, have been in negotiations since January 18, 2024.
Registered nurses at Ascension Via Christi hospitals, in Wichita, Kan., will hold a rally tomorrow, June 19, to highlight their patient safety concerns including short-staffing and protest the unjust firing of seven surgical intensive care unit (SICU) registered nurses.

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

National Nurse Magazine

Software don’t care: RNs challenge A.I. and other technology, know nursing judgment is best

Machias nurses and techs hold historic first strike

Two-day strike held to protest the administration’s refusal to address concerns about recruitment

VA nurses speak out for safe staffing

VA nurses also call on Secretary Denis McDonough to encourage Congress to pass the VA Employee Fairness Act