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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
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Union Workers in the Building Trades Donate Masks to Nurses Amidst Government Inaction

Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), an alliance of fourteen affiliated unions collectively representing over 3 million skilled craft professionals in the building and constructio

National Nurses United and North America’s Building Trades Unions
March 23, 2020
Nurse holding precaution demands sign

Nurses: California Needs to Do More on Protective Gear

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today called on California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials to sharply escalate steps to get immediately personal protective equipment to nurses and other health care workers.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
March 21, 2020
Nurses hold signs "Protect nurses"

Updated COVID-19 survey of registered nurses shows little improvement and worsening availability of personal protective equipment

A nationwide survey National Nurses United (NNU) has been conducting of registered nurses, the country’s frontline health care staff, continues to show that the vast majority of United States hospitals and health care facilities are still unprepared to handle and contain cases of COVID-19.

National Nurses United / California Nurses Association / NNOC
March 20, 2020
NNU ED Bonnie Castillo and nurses rally for Coronavirus action

Nurses: Time to sharply ramp up health care capacity for COVID-19

National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of registered nurses in the United States, today called on an embattled nation to dramatically ramp up health care capacity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Nurses United
March 16, 2020
Dawn Caron, RN, Chief Steward at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, earlier today

Nurses Say Eastern Maine Medical Center Has Addressed Many of Their Concerns Over COVID-19 Safety Preparations

Earlier today registered nurses at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) highlighted progress that has been made through talks with the medical center concerning its preparedness for C

Maine State Nurses Association / NNOC
March 14, 2020