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El Paso nurses attend rally

El Paso nurses rally as they begin new union contract negotiations with HCA

Nurses in El Paso, Texas, will hold a rally Thursday, April 25, at Las Palmas Medical Center as they begin negotiations on a new union contract with HCA, the facility’s owner. Nurses from both Las Palmas and Del Sol medical centers will attend and speak at the rally, and they say their key priorities for their new contract are intended to improve patient care and working conditions at their facility.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
April 22, 2024

Group of VA nurses smiling, lots of diferent signs including "VA Nurses: Protecting America's Heroes"

Cincinnati VA nurses to hold an informational picket for patient safety and to protest dangerous staffing plans

Registered nurses at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, will hold an informational picket to highlight their deep concerns about patient care if the administration moves forward with plans to reassign RNs to work in areas where they do not have training nor expertise.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
April 19, 2024

Group of seven nurses inside hospital smiling and wearing red

Wichita nurses ratify first-ever union contracts at Ascension hospitals

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.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
April 15, 2024

Asheville nurses rally as they begin new union contract negotiations with HCA

Asheville nurses to rally as they begin new union contract negotiations with HCA

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.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
April 15, 2024

Hannah Drummond testifying in front of Senate hearing

Union nurse speaks out at U.S. Senate field hearing on the dangers of corporate greed in health care

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.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
April 3, 2024

Four nurses holdiing signs "Safe Staffing Saves Lives"

Nurses applaud Maine Senate for passing nurse-to-patient ratios bill

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.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
March 27, 2024

Large group of nurses celebrating with hands in the air

New Orleans nurses to rally as first union contract negotiations begin at University Medical Center

Nurses say they’re prepared to negotiate a first contract that will set new standards for patient care and nurses’ working conditions across their city and entire state.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 21, 2024

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Texas nurses condemn attorney general’s attacks on Annunciation House

Nurses from El Paso, across Texas, and nationwide stand with Annunciation House. We condemn attacks on this group by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, as well as his attempt to shutter the organization without due process.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 18, 2024

UChicago nurses gather with signs in support of safe staffing.

RNs at UChicago Medicine vote overwhelmingly to ratify new four-year agreement

Registered nurses at UChicago Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year agreement that addresses numerous patient safety concerns.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 15, 2024

Long line of nurses holdings signs "Staff Up for Safe Patient Care"

Nurses at Kansas City-area hospitals to rally as they begin new union contract negotiations with HCA

Nurses represented by National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United at two hospitals in the Kansas City area will rally on March 12 as they begin negotiations on a new union contract with HCA, the largest hospital chain in the United States.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
March 8, 2024