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Registered nurses at Community First hospital

Registered nurses at Community First to hold one-day strike

Registered nurses at Community First Medical Center in Chicago will hold a one-day unfair labor practice strike on Monday, July 26.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 24, 2021

Community First Medical Center RNs

Registered nurses at Community First issue 10-day notice to strike

Registered nurses at Community First Medical Center in Chicago have issued a 10-day strike notice to hospital management announcing they will hold a one-day strike on July 26, 2021.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 14, 2021

Nurses and community outside Cook County ER with signs "Safe Staffing Saves Lives" and "Nurse Power"

Cook County Health RNs overwhelmingly approve four-year labor contract with substantial gains to address chronic short staffing and improve patient care

Registered nurses at Cook County Health voted overwhelmingly this week to ratify a new four-year contract that includes substantial gains to address chronic short staffing. These gains will improve patient care and the recruitment and retention of nurses.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 3, 2021

Nurse in front of VA

Nurses condemn legislation that will endanger Veterans

The 150,000 nurses of National Nurses United—including 11,000 in the Dept. of Veterans Affairs—recently condemned the VA MISSION Act (HR 5674), in a letter to the U.S.

The Chicago Crusader
June 13, 2018

• Veterans Affairs

Nurse on the job injury

Violence against nurses in hospitals not routinely tracked, reported

Violence against nurses in hospitals has become an epidemic. A federal report found 21 percent of nurses report verbal abuse, physical assault, and even rape.

Meghan Dwyer, WGN
November 17, 2017

How hospitals got richer off Obamacare

A decade after the nation’s top hospitals used all their advertising and lobbying clout to keep their tax-exempt status, pointing to their vast givebacks to their communities, they have seen their revenue soar while cutting back on the very givebacks they were touting, according to a POLITICO analysis.

Dan Diamond, Politico
July 17, 2017

Bonnie Castillo, RN and Executive Director of CNA/NNU

As Largest US Nurses Union Goes Through Leadership ‘Shift Change,’ Our Fight is Unwavering

What will happen now that I’ve taken over as the next Executive Director of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United?

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
March 13, 2018

Nurses Join Movement to End Illinois Budget Crisis By Taking to the Streets

This Memorial Day weekend, Illinois members of National Nurses United (NNU), including RN Martese Chism, will lace up their walking shoes and prove that “going the extra mile” to stand up for their patients is a promise they take literally.

National Nurses United
May 26, 2017

Nurses Join "Our First Stand: Save Health Care" National Day of Action Jan. 15th

Registered nurses will join actions in over 40 U.S. cities Jan. 15th to demand that the new administration and Congress protect and expand millions of Americans access to healthcare, not cut it.

National Nurses United
January 12, 2017

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ILLINOIS
Illinois/NNOC/NNU
National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
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Chicago, IL 60607
T. 312-491-4900
F. 312-491-9614
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