Supported Legislation

Submitted by ADonahue on March 25, 2021

RNs Applaud Introduction of Federal Legislation to Mandate Number of Patients Assigned to Nurses

National Nurses United today applauds the introduction of the Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act, a federal bill that would set specific safety limits on the numbers of patients each RN can care for in hospitals throughout the United States.

National Nurses United
May 12, 2021

Registered nurses applaud the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs passage of the VA Employee Fairness Act

National Nurses United applauds the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs passage of the VA Employee Fairness Act. The legislation would allow nurses to advocate for the highest quality of patient care without threat of retaliation.

National Nurses United
May 4, 2021

Registered Nurses Honor National Nurses Week with Lobby Days For Federal Legislation to Protect Patients and Nurses

Hundreds of registered nurses from across the country will meet virtually with federal lawmakers on May 4-10 to urge them to step up measures to improve protections for hospital patients and nurses and other health care workers across the country.

National Nurses United
May 3, 2021