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Redding nurses to hold one-day strike at Shasta Regional for safe working conditions and patient safety

Nurses are demanding management take action to change policies that contradict best practices, such as routinely making profit-driven staffing decisions that do not follow the clinically proven safe-staffing ratios needed to protect patients and produce best health outcomes.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 22, 2022

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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

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