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RNs to Rally in Chicago Feb. 22 in Protest over Supreme Court Case to Be Heard - Seen as Threat to Patient Care and Corporate Attack on Worker, Union Rights

Registered nurses, joined by unions, healthcare workers and community allies, will hold a public rally on Thursday, February 22 in Chicago in advance of a Supreme Court hearing they say would severely jeopardize the ability of nurses who work in public health settings to advocate for safe patient care.

National Nurses United
February 16, 2018

News

Nurse on the job injury

Violence against nurses in hospitals not routinely tracked, reported

Violence against nurses in hospitals has become an epidemic. A federal report found 21 percent of nurses report verbal abuse, physical assault, and even rape.

Meghan Dwyer, WGN
November 17, 2017

Blog

Nurses Join Movement to End Illinois Budget Crisis By Taking to the Streets

This Memorial Day weekend, Illinois members of National Nurses United (NNU), including RN Martese Chism, will lace up their walking shoes and prove that “going the extra mile” to stand up for their patients is a promise they take literally.

National Nurses United
May 26, 2017

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