Veterans Affairs


11,000 Veterans Affairs Nurses Ratify Contract

11,000 Veterans Affairs Nurses Ratify Contract at 23 Hospitals Across the Nation

Registered nurses with National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU), at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), voted by a 99% margin to ratify a new three-year contract. The contract, covering more than 11,000 registered nurses at 23 hospitals, features workplace violence protections, infectious disease training and emergency preparedness information for nurses.

National Nurses United
September 17, 2018

• Veterans Affairs


Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin

Save the VA. Veterans' lives depend on it | Opinion

In May of 1968 I was sent to Vietnam, where I translated intercepted communiques during the war. The horrors of war I witnessed changed me forever.

Joseph Hirsch writing for
September 18, 2018

• Veterans Affairs

New Jersey


Department of Veterans Affairs

Listen Carefully... The Veterans Administration Is Already Engaged in Privatization

Ahead of Robert Willkie’s confirmation as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump loyalists at the agency took aggressive steps to purge or reassign staff members perceived to be disloyal to President Trump and his agenda for veterans, according to multiple people familiar with the moves.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 21, 2018

Nurse Talk

• Veterans Affairs