Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurse holds sign "Nurses say Black Lives Matter"

Community Members and Commissioner Brandon Johnson Call for a County Budget that Supports Black Lives

Community groups, Commissioner Brandon Johnson, and residents in Cook County will gather on Thursday, July 16 at 9:00 am outside the Richard J. Daley Center at 50 W. Washington for a press conference shortly before a special Cook County board meeting about the 2020 and 2021 budgets and the massive shortfall projected as a result of COVID-19. The groups and Commissioner Johnson will call on the county to divert money from the jail system and instead invest money in county supportive services in Black and Brown communities not administered by law enforcement.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 16, 2020
St. Mary's nurses rally for safe patient care

Arizona Registered Nurses Ratify First-ever RN Union Contract in the State

In a historic move, registered nurses at St. Mary’s Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson, Ariz. voted overwhelmingly to approve their first contract with the National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
July 16, 2020
Nurse holds sign protesting HCA cost cutting measures

With Virus Surging, Nurses to Voice Alarm on Conditions at HCA Pinellas County, FL Hospitals

With record coronavirus cases rocking Florida, Registered Nurses from St. Petersburg General Hospital, Largo Medical Center, and Northside Hospital will come together Wednesday to alert the public to an explosion of unsafe conditions at their hospitals.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 14, 2020
Nurse holding signs promoting public safety

Nurses Call For Postponing In-person Learning, Citing Record Infections

With coronavirus cases establishing record infections, and hospitalization cases and deaths exploding across the U.S., National Nurses United today urged all school districts and policy makers in states where the pandemic shows no signs of slowing to postpone returning to an in-person learning model.

National Nurses United
July 14, 2020
Nurse holding sign "We need Medicare for All"

National Nurses United to Host Strategy Call on Medicare for All, Need for Systemic Reform

Before summer’s end, an estimated 27 million people will lose their health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to the 29 million who were uninsured before this pandemic even began. In response to the dire need for systemic reform, National Nurses United will be hosting a Summer Strategy Call for thousands of activists across the country.

National Nurses United