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California Nurses Praise RN-to-Patient Ratios

California Nurses know that higher RN to patient ratios make a difference for their patients and for their practice. These nurses encourage RNs across the country to fight for ratios in their state, and support efforts to pass national ratio legislation. www.calnurses.org www.nationalnursesunited.org

Global Nurses United is Born

With aim to Step Up Fight against Austerity, Privatization, Attacks on Public Health and Work for Safe Nurse Staffing Ratios and Improved Patient Care for All SAN FRANCISCO – Leaders of the premiere nurses and health care workers unions in 14 nations in the Americas, […]

Video: National Nurses United Take Chicago in Stand for Robin Hood Tax

Nurses from around the United States took part in a rally at Daly Plaza in Chicago on May 18, 2012 to support a half-percent financial transaction tax, known as the Robin Hood Tax, on Wall Street trades as part of their campaign to heal America.

The Health Reform Law Illustrated

As a companion to their recently released comic book, M.I.T. health care economist Jon Gruber and illustrator Nathan Schreiber teamed up with the Center for American Progress to produce an three-minute animated explanation of how the health reform law works: Originally posted at the Washington Post’s […]

US Nurses Take Action in Solidarity with British Counterparts

More than three million embattled British nurses and other public employees were on strike (11/30/2011) to protest attacks by the British government on pensions and retirement security. Like their U.S. counterparts, British officials want to slash public worker pensions to cut public deficits — even […]

See Nurses Arrested in Occupy Chicago Protest

NNU Midwest Director and RN Jan Rodolfo appeared on Keith Olbermann’s show on Monday, October 24 to talk about the Occupy Chicago arrests on Sunday. If you missed it, here’s the clip. http://youtu.be/9mJkl8vfbvs And here’s a powerful video that shows nurses getting arrested early Sunday […]