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United American Nurses Vote Brings 'Super Union' and New Chapter for RN Power Closer to Achievement
Date:11/3/2009

hat they too will see the amazing value of the NNU to organized nurses."

The founding convention of the new National Nurses United will be held five weeks from today in Phoenix on Dec. 7. At that convention, leaders of National Nurses United will commence plans to step up representation drives for non-union nurses across the nation and to campaign for passage of S 1031, the national RN ratio and rights legislation sponsored by the NNU.

"Our members are ecstatic to be aligning with other nurses across the nation to dramatically change the face of healthcare and increase the ability of RNs nationally, through the NNU, to improve patient protections and nursing standards," said Linda Hamilton RN, President of the Minnesota Nurses Association and a Director of the UAN. "Together we will be an unstoppable force for defining and creating a new future for the nursing profession and patient care."

UAN Director Sandra Falwell, DCNA, agrees, but adds, "We may be a smaller association than the others, but we know this will be our opportunity to expand our reach and create a new future for our members. It is unfortunate that some affiliate leaders spent money to send staff but not send member delegates to our meeting."

"In creating National Nurses United, we are working in concert with nurses across the country to give direct-care nurses the power and influence to make the changes necessary to protect our patients," said Michigan Nurses Association President Jeff Breslin, RN.

This week's Labor Assembly follows convention ratification votes by CNA/NNOC in September and Massachusetts Nurses Association last month.

It also follows months of work by leaders of the three organizations to create a historic new organization which they say is especially critical in an era of multi-state employers, attacks on patient care and nursing standards, the ongoing effects of the national economic recession, and the need fo
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