Press releases

Submitted by oldAdministrator on September 25, 2017
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National Nurses United statement on fraudulent nursing diploma scheme

Following the announcement by federal law enforcement authorities of a fraudulent nursing diploma scheme, a statement was issued by National Nurses United President Deborah Burger, RN.

National Nurses United
February 1, 2023

Nurses in hallway holding signs "Patients First in the Community" "Patients First in the Hospital"

Hayward nurses to hold informational picket to demand safe staffing at St. Rose Hospital

Registered nurses at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, Calif. will hold an informational picket on Friday, Feb. 3 to protest chronic short staffing at the facility and to voice their deep concerns about staff retention.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 1, 2023

• CNA/NNU

Group of nurses inside hospital hold signs "Nurses Say: Black Lives Matter" and "Racism is a Public Health Crisis"

National Nurses United statement on Tyre Nichols’ death and police practices

Nurses mourn the tragic death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and the community fighting for justice in the wake of his killing.

National Nurses United
January 31, 2023

• NNU

Large group of nurses outside hospital hold signs "Staff Up for Safe Care"

Nurses look forward after year of achievements – new year begins with national day of action for safe staffing

Following a year of major contract gains across the country, nurses are pledging to step up actions to demand the hospital industry end their profession’s staffing crisis by providing safe numbers of nurses to care for patients.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
January 25, 2023

• CNA, • NNOC

Group of four nurses outside hold signs "Staff up for safe patient care"

Nurses to rally nationwide for safe staffing

Thousands of registered nurse members of National Nurses United will hold actions on Thursday, Jan. 26 to demand the hospital industry end their profession’s staffing crisis by providing safe numbers of nurses to care for patients.

National Nurses United
January 24, 2023

• NNOC, • NNU

Group of four nurses outside hold signs "Staff up for safe patient care"

California nurses will rally to uphold nation’s highest safe staffing standards

Thousands of registered nurse members of California Nurses Association will hold actions on Thursday, Jan. 26, to demand that, instead of scheming to evade and undermine the state’s nearly 20-year-old safe staffing law, the hospital industry immediately provides appropriate numbers of nurses so that RNs can protect their patients, their profession, and their communities.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 24, 2023

• CNA

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Concord nurses to hold informational picket about staffing crisis

Registered nurses at the John Muir Behavioral Health Center in Concord, Calif., will hold an informational picket on to raise awareness of chronic understaffing and high turnover rates at the hospital.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 20, 2023

• CNA, • NNU

NYSNA nurses marching with signs and banners "On strike for better patient care"

National Nurses United congratulates New York State Nurses Association members in New York City on victorious strike to ensure safety for patients, nurses, and their communities

NNU today congratulated 7,000-plus NYC nurses represented by the New York State Nurses Association, an NNU affiliate, on their successful three-day strike to win contracts that protect the safety of their patients, their profession, and their communities.

New York State Nurses Association/National Nurses United
January 13, 2023

• NYSNA

Group of nurses inside hospital giving thumbs up

Nurses named most trusted profession for 21st consecutive year

The nation’s largest union of registered nurses, National Nurses United, expressed gratitude and pride after Gallup named nurses the most honest and ethical profession for the 21st consecutive year.

National Nurses United
January 10, 2023

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Global Nurses United condemns acts of terrorism and political violence on Brazil’s capital 

Global Nurses United, representing more than 2.5 million nurses and other health care workers in 29 countries around the world, vehemently condemns yesterday’s violent anti-democratic attacks on the National Congress, Federal Supreme Court, and Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil.

Global Nurses United
January 9, 2023

• GNU