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 nearly 130,000 RNs in about 300 facilities throughout the nation, including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Press releases

At Ascension Via Christi St. Francis, nurses voted 96 percent yes in favor of ratifying their new contract. At Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph, nurses voted 100 percent yes in favor of ratification.
Nurses at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, will hold a rally as they begin negotiations on a new union contract with HCA, the facility’s owner and largest health system in the United States.
At this field hearing of the Primary Health and Retirement Security Subcommittee of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee, Hannah Drummond, RN, was featured among several witnesses speaking to the ways corporate greed endangers patient care and health care workers.
Maine nurses applaud the Maine Senate for passing LD 1639, The Maine Quality Care Act, today. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Stacy Brenner (D-Scarborough), passed (22-13) on a floor vote and now moves to the Maine State House of Representatives.

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

Advocacy in Action: NNU nurses educate, agitate, organize, and win

Baltimore RNs win historic vote to unionize

Nurses at Ascension Saint Agnes Hospital join NNOC

St. Louis RNs hold historic first strike for patient safety

RNs protest the administration’s refusal to address patient care, safe staffing, and workplace violence

HCA nurses from across the country rally in Florida

More than 100 registered nurses held a rally outside of HCA’s West Florida Division office