NNU Executive Director Bonnie Castillo with nurses demanding appropriate protection against Covid-19

National Nurses United Executive Director Bonnie Castillo, RN named as TIME 100 most influential people in the world

Bonnie Castillo, RN, executive director of National Nurses United has been named by TIME to the 2020 TIME 100, its annual list of the most influential people in the world. “This award is a great honor for all of our nurse members, across the country, and for nurses everywhere, union and non-union,” said Castillo.

National Nurses United
September 22, 2020



A nurse using a wireless electronic tablet

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



Florida nurses holding sign

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