Veterans Affairs


Nurses rally in front of Department of Veterans Affairs headquarters

Nurses demand VA lift “hiring freeze,” citing 66,000 vacancies and patient safety concerns

Registered nurses who work at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals around the country will hold a picket and rally on Thursday, June 6, at the Veterans Headquarters in Washington, D.C., to call on the VA to lift what is in effect a hiring freeze that has contributed to more than 66,000 vacancies across the health system.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 3, 2024


Veteran service member saluting

Opinion: Keep veterans’ health care out of the profit-making business

Military veterans beware. I am writing to let your readers know there is serious discussion by the current administration in Washington, D.C. to privatize the Veterans Administration’s health services and place the welfare of America’s veterans in the hands of corporate magnates like the Koch brothers and other profit-driven entrepreneurs.

John Spitzberg writing for Juneau Empire
January 8, 2019


Large group of nurses outside Capitol building holding banner "Strong Union, Nurses, Veterans"

Support the VA Employee Fairness Act

When ER nurses show up for work at the UC San Diego Hospital they don’t know who will come through the door needing care; an elderly woman having a heart attack, a newborn struggling to

National Nurses United
June 13, 2018