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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
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Nurses Urge Six HCA-Affiliated Hospitals in Florida to Ensure Optimal Patient Care

Registered nurses at HCA-affiliated hospitals in St. Petersburg, Bradenton, and Brooksville will hold informational pickets on Thursday, July 12, urging that hospital management address RN turnover rates and consistently comply with staffing grids. This will improve the recruitment and retention of experienced RNs, and ensure optimal patient care, say nurses.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida
July 10, 2018
Erin Murphy for Minnesota Governor

National Nurses United Endorses Erin Murphy for Minnesota Governor

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today announced its endorsement of Minnesota State Representative Erin Murphy for Governor of Minnesota.

National Nurses United
July 10, 2018
Rally in advance of supreme court decision

RNs Say Anti-Worker Court Ruling Will Not Silence Their Voices to Act to Protect Patients, Communities

The Supreme Court decision today to roll back decades of union and worker rights in Janus v. AFSCME poses a significant threat to patient safety as well as worker and community health and economic standards.

National Nurses United
June 27, 2018
Patients Are My Special Interest

Johns Hopkins Nurses File Unfair Labor Practice Charge Alleging Hospital is Violating Federal Law by Interfering with Nurses’ Right to Communicate Freely

Registered Nurses at the Johns Hopkins Hospital have charged the hospital with violating federal labor law by impeding nurses’ legal right to discuss the benefits of unionization.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
June 25, 2018
Patients Deserve Safe Staffing

Citing Turnover Rates, Nurses Urge Research Medical Center in Kansas City to Take Active Measures to Ensure Optimal Patient Care

Registered nurses at the HCA-affiliated hospital, Research Medical Center, will hold an informational picket and rally on Friday, June 22, to urge that hospital management take active measures to reduce the hospital’s RN turnover rate and bring the hospital into consistent compliance with its own staffing grid.

National Nurses United
June 21, 2018