Category: National Nurse United

Labor Day: Creating a Healthy Work Culture  

When I think of Labor Day I remember the working class heroes who have built our society and have won so many of the rights we enjoy: paid holidays, overtime compensation, child labor laws and the ability to come together as a voice for fairness. Today I read that President Obama passed a measure for…

RN Power: Ventura Retirement Board’s Newest Member

Ventura County’s Retirement Association swore in their newest elected Board Member, Deanna McCormick RN, on 2/25/13. As a graduate of Law, this dynamo of a JD has her work cut out for her. Considering she is an awesome advocate for patients and nurses rights already, she is excited to serve the Public Sector in a…

Save Money and Sanity this Holiday Season

Only in America do we give thanks for all our plenty and then spend the rest of the holiday season in a frenzy trying to buy the things we lack.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a saint. I strive for food and shelter like everyone else. I’m willing to work for my basic needs. But,…

Would You Buy Tickets to a Show then Stay Home Instead of Watching It?

    Guest Blog by Brenda Grey RN, BSN, Public Health   Back in June I joined the nurses from the California Nurses Association (CNA) and other RNs from across the country in a rally to oppose takeaways from our public sector workers. We came together under the National Nurses United (NNU) and marched on Capitol…