Navigation Links
Historic Pact Creates Largest RN Union Ever in U.S.
Date:2/18/2009

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In a dramatic move to unite the power and influence of America's leading direct care RN organizations, the United American Nurses, California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, and the Massachusetts Nurses Association today announced they are joining together to form a new, 150,000-member association.

The new organization will be called the United American Nurses-National Nurses Organizing Committee, UAN-NNOC (AFL-CIO), the three said in a joint statement issued today.

"Under the principle that RNs should be represented by an RN union," the statement declared, "we resolve to create a new union of staff nurse-led organizations named UAN-NNOC" to:

    1. "Build an RN movement in order to defend and advance the interests of
       direct care nurses across the country;
    2. "Organize all non-union direct care RNs (a substantial majority of the
       budget shall be dedicated to new organizing);
    3. "Provide a powerful national voice for RN rights, safe RN practice,
       including RN-to-patient staffing ratios under the principle that safe
       staffing saves lives, and health care justice;
    4. "Provide a vehicle for solidarity with sister nurse and allied
       organizations around the world;
    5. "Create a national Taft-Hartley pension for union RNs."

Central to the new organization is a guiding principle that all RNs "should be represented by an RN union," the joint statement declared.


'/>"/>
SOURCE California Nurses Association|National Nurses Organizing Committee
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Trust for Americas Health Commends Congress, Obama Administration for Historic Investment in Prevention and Wellness
2. Congress Delivers Historic Victory for Childrens Health by Increasing Tobacco Taxes to Fund SCHIP Program
3. Mission Pharmacal Celebrates Historic Milestone
4. Caritas Christi, 1199SEIU, Area Trades Council to Announce Historic New Accord to Improve Health Care for Community, Patients, Health Workers
5. Hand Transplantation Marks Historical 10-Year Milestone
6. UCLA signs historic memorandum with pediatric institution in Tokyo
7. Forward Expeditions to Promote CaringBridge(R) on Historic Victorinox North Pole 09 Expedition
8. Historic Lawsuit Challenges Unacceptable Delays in Delivering Benefits to Americas Veterans by Department of Veterans Affairs
9. The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama on Historic Win
10. Historic LASIK Surgery Performed on Quadriplegic Patient to Preserve his Communication Abilities
11. Medicaid Health Plans of America Congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama on His Historic Victory and Pledges Its Full Cooperation on Finding Solutions to the Nations Health Care Challenges
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/15/2014)... September 15, 2014 Imaging can be ... stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to ... Radiology. , The study looked at people with ... blood vessels supplying blood to the head due to ... primary cause of up to 20 percent of ischemic ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... Calif. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Authors Christine ... through a compelling story of four alcoholics. Born out of ... to others, “ A Night In The Life... ” (published ... help those who are suffering from the same fate. ... Alcoholism is rampant in this. This book chronicles ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... at the University of Copenhagen have gained new ... disease. The findings have recently been published in ... , The defining symptoms of Parkinson,s disease are ... currently no cure for the condition, so it ... potential to shed some light on this terrible ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... DISCcert, a San Diego based DISC ... Certification Workshop for Oct 16th and 17th. Corporate ... take part in the intensive and highly regarded workshop. ... that can be immediately implemented into their business environment. ... educate employees and staff in DISC skills. Learning Activities, ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health ... Business radio show. , According to Zane Benefits, ... it doesn’t make sense to choose a “one size ... employer and employee as much as 60 percent on ... Bank's Speaking on Business , Chris Redgrave, highlights the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:RSNA: Imaging Identifies Asymptomatic People at Risk for Stroke 2Health News:RSNA: Imaging Identifies Asymptomatic People at Risk for Stroke 3Health News:Authors show perils of alcohol abuse in new graphic novel 2Health News:Authors show perils of alcohol abuse in new graphic novel 3Health News:Researchers debunk myth about Parkinson's disease 2Health News:DISCcert Announces Two-day DISC Certification Workshop Oct 16 and 17 2Health News:DISCcert Announces Two-day DISC Certification Workshop Oct 16 and 17 3Health News:Zane Benefits Featured on Zions Bank Speaking on Business 2
... acquire the pharmaceutical Antifoam (Simethicone) business from Bluestar Silicones. ... ... 2009 -- NuSil Technology ( http://www.nusil.com ), a leading formulator ... industries, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the pharmaceutical Antifoam ...
... Type 1 diabetes is the most common chronic childhood ... includes regular fingerstick glucose measurements, multiple daily injections of ... spend a great deal of their time in school, ... Some researchers believe that the use of telecommunication ...
... May 20 The following is a statement ... Kids:(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO )The ... Kennedy (D-MA) for his leadership in introducing and ... Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory authority over tobacco products, ...
... New Absence Management Portal Will Offer Innovative Predictive Disability Durations Tool ... ... Reed Group Ltd., the world,s most trusted provider of return-to-work information ... edition of its popular Medical Disability Advisor is now ...
... Alan B. Miller to Retain Chairman and CEO Positions Michael ... Pa., May 20 The Board of Directors of Universal ... nation,s largest hospital companies, today announced the election of Marc ... of Universal Health Service,s Chairman and Chief Executive, Alan Miller, ...
... outstate Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS, May 20 Today ClearWay ... dedicated to reducing tobacco,s harm through coalition building, ... provide resources to communities outside the Twin Cities ... commitment to reducing tobacco,s harm and educate all ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:NuSil Technology Acquires Pharmaceutical Antifoam (Simethicone) Business from Bluestar Silicones 2Health News:NuSil Technology Acquires Pharmaceutical Antifoam (Simethicone) Business from Bluestar Silicones 3Health News:Telemedicine may improve care for school children with diabetes 2Health News:Sen. Edward Kennedy Leads Fight to Protect America's Kids From Tobacco 2Health News:Reed Group Launches New MDGuidelines Web Site with 6th Edition of Medical Disability Advisor 2Health News:Reed Group Launches New MDGuidelines Web Site with 6th Edition of Medical Disability Advisor 3Health News:Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Marc D. Miller Named President of Universal Health Services 2Health News:ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Board Approves Four Regional Grants 2
(Date:9/15/2014)... 2014  Decision Resources Group,s new Manhattan ... that online information and other value-added services ... their offering and support physicians. Physicians who ... rely on websites, mobile apps and other ... physicians are looking to manufacturers to provide ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... -- The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics ... 4,500 compliance and ethics professionals from across industry, ... fines and settlements.  The SCALENDAR is designed to ... reference to demonstrate to employees the consequences of ... help compliance and ethics officers looking for a ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... Sept. 15, 2014 Research and Markets ... for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition" report to ... entirety of the clinical testing market and all of its ... by Top IVD Companies For Business Planning. This ... the market events of 2013 and early 2014. New entrants, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Physician device decision-makers show strong demand for device manufacturer digital content and support 2Physician device decision-makers show strong demand for device manufacturer digital content and support 3More than $55 billion in fines and settlements added by SCCE to its 2015 Corporate Scandal Calendar 2The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition 2The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition 3
... Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR ) at next ... real-time information to air crews and lower operating costs ... Heli-Expo 2011 takes place at the Orange County Convention ... Goodrich (booth 2142) will display its HUMS (Health ...
... Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: NPC), today announced that Gordon C. ... , March 3rd, 2011TIME: , 3:00 PM ESTLINK: ... online event where investors are invited to ask the ... as well as the company,s "virtual trade booth." If ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Goodrich to Showcase Advanced Helicopter Systems at Heli-Expo 2Allon Therapeutics to Present Live, Online at RetailInvestorConferences.com on March 3rd 2Allon Therapeutics to Present Live, Online at RetailInvestorConferences.com on March 3rd 3
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: