Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Bargaining team

RNs at MedStar Washington Hospital Center Overwhelmingly Approve Contract with Improved Patient Safety Protections

Registered nurses with National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United at MedStar Washington Hospital Center voted overwhelmingly this past weekend to ratify a new five-year contract.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
RNRN nurses are available for interview in Tucson

RNs to Deploy to Tucson, Arizona to Provide Care to Migrants and Asylum Seekers

The Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation and National Nurses United, is sending a team of volunteer nurses to Tucson, Arizona, Feb. 22 through Feb. 24, to assist in providing basic medical support to migrants and asylum seekers.

RN Response Network
February 21, 2019



Nurses rally against workplace violence

Nurses Applaud Introduction of Federal Legislation to Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care, Social Service Settings

National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, today announced its support for the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

National Nurses United
February 21, 2019
Rendering of Johns Hopkins' proposed Bayview Expansion Project

AFL-CIO Calls on Maryland to Deny Johns Hopkins Bayview Expansion Project in Scorching Letter

Citing failure to meet charity care obligations for the health needs of low-income area residents that includes suing thousands of low- income patients for medical bills, serious patient care “deficiencies,” and an “unwarranted” major rate hike, the AFL-CIO is calling on Maryland officials to reject the application of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (JHBMC) for a major redevelopment project.

National Nurses United and AFL-CIO
February 19, 2019
VA Employee Fairness Act

RNs Applaud the Reintroduction of VA Employee Fairness Act

National Nurses United applauds Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) on the reintroduction of federal legislation that restores full collective bargaining rights for nurses and other clinicians at the Veterans Administration medical facilities, which they say is essential to assuring high-quality care for our nation’s veterans.

National Nurses United
February 13, 2019

• Veterans Affairs