Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurses with signs in front of capitol "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

Nurses Welcome New OSHA Federal Workplace Standard as "Important Step Forward for Safer Health Care Settings"

National Nurses United today welcomed the new OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to ensure safe workplaces for nurses and other frontline health care workers as “an important step forward that will contribute to safer health care settings for workers, patients, and communities.”

National Nurses United
June 10, 2021

Nurses at National Day of Remembrance standing among over 400 pairs of white shoes in front of capitol building.

REGISTER NOW: Nurses to Hold Virtual Press Conference Announcing Major, Nationwide Bargaining to Address Problems Highlighted by Covid-19 and Prioritize Safety of Patients and Health Care Workers

Union nurses will host a virtual press conference on Friday, June 11, to discuss the grave importance of their negotiations this year — bargaining that seeks to address problems highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic and prioritizes patient safety and other measures.

National Nurses United
June 9, 2021

Nurse holds sign "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

Nurses Applaud Pending Release of OSHA Federal Workplace Safety Standard, Warn Protections Still Needed

With the Covid-19 pandemic still a substantial threat across the United States, National Nurses United today applauded the Biden administration’s announcement of the release of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration Emergency Temporary Standard on Emerging Infectious Diseases

National Nurses United
June 9, 2021

Sign "Hey Hopkins > Stop Suing Patients & Families"

Nurses Praise Maryland Bill to Protect Patients with Medical Debt

National Nurses United (NNU) today applauded the enactment of a Maryland bill that will provide new protections for patients facing the crisis of medical debt, a spiraling crisis for patients across the state and nationwide.

National Nurses United
June 4, 2021

Nurses outside hospital hold signs "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

Nurses Cite Gender Bias in Senate Rejection of Bill To Ensure Workers Compensation for Healthcare Workers

The California Nurses Association today criticized California state Senators who defeated a bill ensuring workers compensation for predominantly female nurses and other healthcare workers harmed on the job the same protections provided to male dominated professions with gender bias.

California Nurses Association
June 4, 2021