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Nurses to Premiers: Violence in Health Care Demands Action

July 11, 2019 (SASKATOON, SK) – A panel of experts on the mounting crisis of violence against health care workers presented to Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers this morning at an event coinciding with the Council of the Federation summit in Saskatoon. Co-sponsored by Saskatchewan premier Scott Moe, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)

RNUNL Members Ratify New Provincial Collective Agreement

Members of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNUNL) have ratified a new provincial collective agreement with 82.5 per cent voting in favour.

“We are pleased to have concluded this long and complicated round of bargaining, which will result in many gains for our members,” Debbie Forward, President, RNUNL. “I want to thank the negotiating team for the incredible amount of time, knowledge and direction they provided throughout this process. I also want to thank our members who took the time to vote.”

The Registered Nurses’ Union Celebrates National Nursing Week 2019 and Advocates for Improved Health Care

St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union (RNU) Newfoundland & Labrador proudly acknowledges the vital contributions of registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and other nursing providers during National Nursing Week, which runs from May 6 to 12. “This week, and every week, we celebrate the incredible role that our RNs and NPs play in

RNUNL Reaches a Tentative Agreement

St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government and the four Regional Health Authorities. Debbie Forward, RNU President, commends the hard work of their negotiating team in establishing an agreement that addresses the priorities of the membership. The negotiating team is recommending acceptance. The tentative agreement includes

Canadians overwhelmingly support universal pharmacare: new poll

February 19, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – A national poll released today reveals that Canadians support a national universal prescription drug program, and they believe it is worthy of public investment. The poll comes as the federal government’s advisory council on the subject is due to release its final report in the coming weeks. “This poll

Get the myRNU App today!

There’s an App for That! The myRNU app is designed to provide members of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador with access to its myRNU member website. Using the myRNU app, registered nurses can access exclusive resources, a calendar of events, important updates and news, and search through the RNUNL Collective Agreement. With push