Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
CalCare: California Guaranteed Health Care for All

California nurses say that delaying action on establishing guaranteed health care for the state is a mistake, Californians cannot wait

Lawmakers today are choosing to delay for another year action on AB 1400, the bill known as CalCare that would establish a guaranteed, single-payer health system for all California residents, using the excuse that they need to hash out more details and decide how to finance it.

California Nurses Association
April 21, 2021

George Floyd artwork, Racism is a Public Health Crisis

National Nurses United statement on Chauvin Trial

National Nurses United today welcomed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the brutal murder of George Floyd last May, adding that more work is needed on racial justice, including in policing practices.

National Nurses United
April 20, 2021

Eastern Maine Medical Center nurses

Eastern Maine Medical Center nurses approve historic contract extension

Nurses at Maine’s largest unionized hospital have voted resoundingly to extend their current labor agreement for another two years, in exchange for major concessions from Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
April 20, 2021

• MSNA

Nurses holding signs "Workplace violence put everyone at risk"

Nurses Applaud U.S. House of Representatives Passage of Legislation Protecting Health Care, Social Service Workers from Workplace Violence

National Nurses United applauds the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of important federal legislation aimed at protecting health care and social services workers in places such as hospitals and clinics.

National Nurses United
April 16, 2021

NNU supports the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

Nurses Urge U.S. House of Representatives to Pass Bill Aimed at Protecting Health Care, Social Service Workers from Epidemic of Workplace Violence

National Nurses United today is urging that members of Congress vote in favor of the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, an important bipartisan bill that would help remedy an epidemic of threats and assaults facing frontline health workers.

National Nurses United
April 15, 2021