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Nurses to Hold One-day Strike on Sept. 20 at Tenet Hospitals in Arizona, California and Florida

Registered nurses at Tenet hospitals in Arizona, California, and Florida will hold one-day strikes on Sept. 20, urging management to invest in nursing staff to ensure optimal patient care at their facilities. The strikes planned in Arizona will be the first ever held by registered nurses in that state, and the Florida strikes mark a first for hospital-based RNs in that state.

National Nurses United
September 17, 2019

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Nurses union pressures candidates to spurn donations from coalition that opposes 'Medicare for All'

A nurses union that's long been a major booster of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and his signature plan for single-payer health care urged political candidates Wednesday night to reject donations from a powerful coalition of insurance and pharmaceutical companies and hospitals that oppose Medicare For All.

Alice Miranda Ollstein, Politico
February 12, 2020

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Florida Nurses Fight to Ban Fracking, Protect the Planet

Several National Nurses Organizing Committee RNs representing Florida's Gulf Coast traveled to the state capital in Tallahassee March 13 to call on their lawmakers to ban fracking. There are currently five bills in Florida’s House and Senate that call for a ban on fracking, but several of the bills have loopholes that will allow big oil to start fracking in the Sunshine State.

National Nurses United
March 11, 2019