Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
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


Patients Special Interest

Johns Hopkins Nurses File New Unfair Labor Practice Charge Citing Retaliation

National Nurses United/National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNU/NNOC) has filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), alleging Johns Hopkins Hospital violated federal law when it retaliated against registered nurses engaged in protected activities.

National Nurses United
February 12, 2019
Nurses Striking

O’Connor, St. Louise RNs Approve Strike Over Unresolved Patient Care Issues in Planned Sale to County

In weekend voting, registered nurses from O’Connor Hospital in San Jose and St. Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy approved a strike—if necessary—over unresolved patient care issues and unfair labor practices involving the planned sale of the two facilities to Santa Clara County, the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today.

California Nurses Association
February 11, 2019