New York


NNU and NYSNA President Nancy Hagans in front of microphone

NNU and NYSNA President Nancy Hagans, RN, testifies in support of federal ratios legislation at Senate field hearing

National Nurses United and New York State Nurses Association President Nancy Hagans, RN, testified today at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in support of federal legislation supporting mandatory minimum nurse to patient ratios.

National Nurses United
October 27, 2023


Nancy Hagan at podium backed by nurses holding various signs

Nancy Hagans, RN: The nurses union powerhouse

New York State Nurses Association President Nancy Hagans worked this year to rectify one of the biggest complaints from nurses coming out of the pandemic: short staffing and burnout. After a historic three-day strike by more than 7,000 nurses at Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, Hagans finalized a labor contract in January that dealt with both issues.

City and State New York
December 13, 2023


Join the Nurses in NYC or Online Sept. 17

Join nurses, HIV/AIDS activists, environmentalists, students, labor groups and other community members in demanding a Robin Hood Tax – a tiny tax on Wall Street trades – in New York City on Sept. 17 at 5pm. We will be marking the second anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and the first day of the UN general assembly by calling for an end to austerity and the full funding of human needs – locally and globally – with a Robin Hood Tax.

National Nurses United


NNU logo

NNU Endorsements 2016

See a list of legislative endorsements.