National Nurses United

National Nurse magazine July-August-September 2022

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4 News Briefs Landslide union victory in Texas 5 | Florida nurses vote to unionize 6 | Maine Med nurses win first- ever union contract 7 | Michigan nurses score contract and unionizing victories 8 | UC nurses ratify new contract 9 | VA nurses protest across the country 10 | 15,000 nurses in Minnesota hold historic strike 12 | Public-sector health care workers guaranteed breaks under new California law 13 | Tenet nurses ratify new master contract 14 | Inglewood nurses celebrate new contract; San Jose RNs approve new agreement; Hollister nurses vote in favor of new pact; Kindred RNs approve new contract; Sacramento County nurses ratify new agreement; Reno RNs approve new contract 15 Getting Organized Nurses are heartened that the rest of the country's workers have started what we've been steadily doing the past three decades: going union. By Bonnie Castillo, RN 16 Southern Revival Nurses at Mission Hospital are leading the way in North Carolina's growing labor movement. By Lucy Diavolo 18 Into the Mind Learn what NNU nurses working in behavioral health across the country during Covid have observed, and how they are advocating for their patients. By Chuleenan Svetvilas Contents ON THE COVER: Nurses with Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin in Texas celebrate in September their overwhelming vote to unionize with National Nurses Organizing Committee. 18 16 4 J U LY | A U G U S T | S E P T E M B E R 2 0 2 2 W W W . N A T I O N A L N U R S E S U N I T E D . O R G N A T I O N A L N U R S E 3

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