Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
University of Chicago Medical Center RNs

University of Chicago Medical Center RNs to Hold One-Day Strike Over Patient Care and Safety Concerns

Registered nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) will hold a one-day strike on Sept. 20, 2019 to highlight their concerns about patient care at the hospital, announced National Nurses United Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) today. The nurses say chronic short staffing across the hospital, forced on-call hours, and nurses working outside of their areas of expertise puts patient safety at risk.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
September 10, 2019
Informational Picket at Saint Louis University Hospital

Nurses to Hold an Informational Picket at Saint Louis University Hospital to Highlight Patient Safety Concerns

Registered nurses at Saint Louis University Hospital (SLUH) will hold an informational picket on Monday, Sept. 9, to make the public aware of their patient safety concerns, National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) announced today.

National Nurses United / NNOC
September 6, 2019
Calais nurses

Nurses and Caregivers at Calais Regional Hospital Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize a Strike

After one year of contract negotiations, the unionized caregivers at Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) in Calais, Maine have authorized a strike for the first time ...

National Nurses United/MSNA/NNOC
September 6, 2019


Sending Maria Isabel Bueso to Guatemala

Bay Area Nurses to Hold Rally Protesting Deportation of Extremely Ill Patient

Registered nurses from California Nurses Association (CNA) and other health care workers will protest the impending deportation of one of their severely ill patients on Friday, Sept. 6, announced CNA.

California Nurses Association
September 4, 2019
Hurricane Dorian

RN Response Network Sends Team of Nurse Volunteers to Provide Medical Assistance to Hurricane Dorian Victims

Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer disaster-relief nurses sponsored by National Nurses United (NNU) and California Nurses Foundation, is deploying a team of nurses to Florida and potentially, The Bahamas, in conjunction with International Medical ...

National Nurses United / RNRN
September 2, 2019