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One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

September Negotiations Bring Small Progress on Health Insurance, Big Problems with Floating

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7000 Registered Nurses at 15 HCA-Affiliated Hospitals in 5 States Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize Strike

Registered nurses at 15 HCA-affiliated hospitals in Florida, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, and Nevada, have voted by an overwhelming majority to authorize their nurse negotiators to call a strike, if the issues RNs have been raising in ongoing contract negotiations remain unresolved, the NNOC announced today.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
September 4, 2018
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Citing Turnover, Nurses Urge HCA-Affiliated, MountainView Hospital, to Invest in RN Staff and Patient Care

Registered nurses at HCA-affiliated MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas will hold an informational picket July 24, urging hospital management to address RN turnover rates and consistently comply with staffing grids.

National Nurses United
July 20, 2018

Nevada

Amy Vilela for Congress in Nevada's 4th District

National Nurses United Endorses Amy Vilela for Congress in Nevada's 4th District

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today announced its endorsement of Amy Vilela for Congress representing Nevada’s 4th district.

National Nurses United
March 16, 2018

Nevada

Shooting victim Kurt Fowler

Las Vegas shooting victims struggle to afford mounting medical costs

Kurt Fowler and his wife, Trina, were celebrating their 18th wedding anniversary at a country music festival when the shooting started.

Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News @CNNMoney
October 27, 2017

Nevada

A Vehicle for Change: Nurses Launch National #BernieBus Tour

Drawing arena-sized crowds with his vision for healing America, Bernie Sanders has been called by some a political "rock star." This week, National Nurses United launched a bus to cross America for the social and political movement Sanders champions -- the #BernieBus, a bright red vehicle for change.

RoseAnn DeMoro / Huffington Post
January 8, 2016

US Nurses Plan Widespread Strike Over Lack of Ebola Prep

Nurses in at least 14 states and the District of Columbia plan strikes and a national day of action to protest for better patient care and Ebola preparedness on November 11 and 12, according to a statement from National Nurses United (NNU), a nursing union with 155,000 members.

Troy Brown, RN; Medscape Medical News
November 5, 2014

Populist Poposals Remind Why Nurses Trust Bernie Sanders to Heal America

In recent days, the Democratic Party establishment has stepped up efforts to freeze the momentum for Sen. Bernie Sanders, pressing Democratic Party office holders, who are also convention super delegates, to get in line and trying to create an impression that the contest is over.

RoseAnn DeMoro, via The Huffington Post

What. A. Night. In. Vegas.

Thousands of nurses tuned into the first debate for the Democratic presidential nomination and to cheer on our endorsed candidate, Bernie Sanders. Before the big event, more than 200 RNs joined 200 other supporters and marched in Vegas, sending the message to the world that Bernie is the best choice for our country.

National Nurses United
October 15, 2015

Honor Dr. King's fight for economic justice with tax on Wall Street

From Maine to California, nurses, students, HIV/AIDS and community activists, took to the streets today calling on Congress to fulfill the quest of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for economic justice by enacting a tax on Wall Street speculation to fund efforts to reverse inequality. "The Inclusive Prosperity Act would make Dr. King proud," said Rep. Keith Ellison at a kick off press conference in Washington against the backdrop of the U.S. Capitol.

National Nurses United
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