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Cook County RNs and SEIU Local 73 workers vote overwhelmingly to authorize strike

Registered nurses represented by National Nurses Organizing Committee, along with social workers and other employees represented by SEIU Local 73, who work at Cook County Health will hold a virtual press conference on Thursday, June 17 to announce they have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 15, 2021

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California is rolling back protections for frontline workers. This is wrong and dangerous

As California struggles with record infections, hospitalizations and deaths, it’s hard to imagine that hospital industry executives, with the cooperation of state regulators, would come up with a plan to make conditions worse. Sadly, they have.

Zenei Cortez
December 28, 2020

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This Nurses Week, all the pizza in the world won’t make up for our employers’ lack of respect

Each year, there’s a special week to honor America’s most trusted profession: nurses! We become nurses because it’s our calling, and we do it for our patients, not for accolades. But we also know that the oath we take to help and heal all people — is constantly hindered by employers who cut corners to boost profits. And that makes management’s “We appreciate you!” box of Krispy Kremes during Nurses Week fall a bit flat.

Bonnie Castillo , Executive Director of National Nurses United
May 6, 2019