Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
NNU press conference to release results of first national nurse survey - March 5, 2020

National nurse survey reveals devastating impact of reopening too soon

As many states have moved to reopen, a new groundbreaking survey of more than 21,200 nurses reveals that health care workplace conditions remain dangerous and nurses are afraid of infecting their families with COVID-19, announced National Nurses United (NNU) today. The safety of nurses is essential to a safe reopening.

National Nurses United
July 28, 2020
nurses holding signs

PIH Health-Good Samaritan Hospital nurses hold action to demand protections when treating COVID-19 patients

Registered nurses at PIH Health-Good Samaritan Hospital will hold an action and media availability during their shift change on Wednesday, July 29, announced California Nurses Association/National

California Nurses Association
July 28, 2020
Nurse holds sign outside U.S. Senate "Pass HEROES Act"

National Nurses United on Senate Republicans’ stimulus proposal: 'Senate Republicans have abandoned nurses and patients'

Senate Republicans today released a fourth COVID-19 stimulus package proposal that utterly fails to address the urgent needs of working people across the country, who are in desperate want of economic support and a comprehensive pandemic response, as well as the needs of nurses and health care workers on the front lines of COVID-19.

National Nurses United
July 27, 2020
Nurses rally for racial equality

National Nurses United on Trump’s Dispatch of Federal Troops: Send Aid Instead for Confronting Virus, Economic Crisis

National Nurses United joins with labor and community activists across Chicago to condemn the Trump Administration decision to dispatch militarized federal troops to Chicago, instead of the critical support Chicago, like other American cities, needs in the face of an exploding pandemic and worsening economic crisis.

National Nurses United
July 25, 2020
Nurses protest in front of The White House

National Nurses Statement on Trump’s Threat to Send Federal Troops to More Major U.S. Cities

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to surge and a worsening economic crisis, the registered nurses of National Nurses United today condemned President Trump’s threat to dispatch federal troops to more major U.S. cities to arrest and assault protesters.

National Nurses United
July 22, 2020