Registered nurses at MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas voted yesterday to affiliate with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC).
The 500 nurses are the first RNs to unionize with the growing national nurses movement—National Nurses United (NNU)—following its formation last month with the joining together of CNA/NNOC, the United American Nurses (UAN) and the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA).
Alta Meyer, an intensive care RN at MountainView, says the election is
“a victory for patients, patient safety and for us, the nurses. We have our voice at last.” continue reading