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RNU Members Ratify Contract Extension

St. John’s, NL – Members of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) have ratified an agreement to extend their contract until June 30, 2022. “We are pleased to extend our contract and provide stability for our members, as well as our patients and the health care system in very uncertain times,” said Debbie Forward, RNU

RNU Reaches Tentative Agreement on Contract Extension

St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) has reached a tentative agreement on a contract extension with the provincial government and regional health authorities. “RNU is pleased to reach a tentative agreement that extends our current contract,” said RNU President Debbie Forward. “We believe this agreement is the best option for

Nurses call on federal government to urgently enact COVID-19 safety measures for health care workers

March 24, 2020 (OTTAWA, ON) – The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions is urging federal decision-makers to rapidly enact emergency measures to keep health care workers safe from COVID‑19. “Frontline nurses across the country are frustrated and insulted that many of them are being denied N-95 respirators and other safety equipment they know they need,” said Linda Silas, CFNU president. “Nurses

RNUNL Recognizes 2019 Nurse Practitioner Week

St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union (RNU) Newfoundland & Labrador is proud to acknowledge November 10 to 16 as Nurse Practitioner Week, an opportunity to recognize  and celebrate the vital role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in our health care system. “NPs play an integral role in providing knowledgeable, quality care to patients in acute care,

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.”