Over 200 registered nurses at Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. have reached a tentative contract agreement, which will ensure the recruitment and retention of the most experienced nurses.
• Bargaining Victories
• District of Columbia
Staff at the regionâ€™s largest private hospital â€” MedStar Washington Hospital Center â€” have given it consistently low marks in seven out of 12 patient safety measures in key areas, over the past four years, according to results released Friday.
On the final day of Nurses Week 2017, weâ€™re proud to look back at five major accomplishments by NNU nurses between Nurses Week 2016 and today.
• Medicare For All• Safe Staffing Ratios
• California• District of Columbia• Nationwide
See a list of legislative endorsements.
• Arizona• California• District of Columbia• Florida• Illinois• Maine• Maryland• Massachusetts• Michigan• Minnesota• New York• Pennsylvania• Wisconsin
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RNs across the United States are actively working with CNA/NNU to win their own mandated direct-care RN-to-patient staffing ratios. RNs in other countries have also been fighting to win RN-to-patient staffing ratios to improve conditions for their patients. Safe RN-to-patient staffing ratios have been proven to save lives, yet under-staffing is a major issue that RNs struggle with every day. We are ready to change that. Join us! More »