Press Releases

Protesters at Our First Stand: Save Health Care

National Nurses Urge Rejection of Final Tax Deal Bill Gift to Biggest Corporations and Super Rich Also Poses Threat to Health

National Nurses United (NNU) is urging Congress members to reject the revised tax overhaul bill when, as expected, it comes to a vote this week, warning it would drastically increase economic inequ

National Nurses United
December 18, 2017
Reject Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

Nurses Call on Senate to Reject Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

Citing his responsibility for “blatant price gouging” that posed severe harm for people with diabetes, and support for cuts in the vital Medicaid program, NNU is urging the Senate Finance Committee, as well as the full Senate, to reject the nomination of Alex Azar as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

National Nurses United
December 18, 2017
Community Hospital Long Beach

Nurses Hold Candlelight Vigil Today to Demand Community Hospital, Long Beach Stay Open

Nurses will hold a candlelight vigil today, Thursday, Decembers 14, to draw attention to the public health threat of the proposed closure of Community Hospital, Long Beach (CHLB), the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced.

California Nurses Association
December 14, 2017
Hundreds Converge at Public Hearing in LA

Hundreds Converge at Public Hearing Yesterday in Los Angeles, Urge Legislators to Advance Single Payer Bill SB 562

Members of California Nurses Association and the Healthy California campaign held a lively rally and filled the Ronald Reagan State Office Building Auditorium to urge legislators to move forward with SB 562, legislation hat would guarantee comprehensive health care for all residents in the state.

California Nurses Association
December 12, 2017
Honduran Protestor on bus

Nurse Union Leaders from Around the World Unite to Condemn Repression, Assault on Democracy in Honduras

Nurse union leaders from 17 countries, organized with Global Nurses United, today denounced the “violent repression” being carried out on the Honduran people by the armed forces and military police.

Global Nurses United
December 12, 2017