RNU Calls on Ball Government to Support National Pharmacare Strategy

Whitehorse, YT – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) is urging Premier Ball to join government leaders and health care experts in supporting the implementation of a national pharmacare strategy. RNU President Debbie Forward joins CFNU and other provincial nursing union leaders in Whitehorse, Yukon for the 2016 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers

Registered Nurses’ Union Extends Contract to June 30, 2017

St. John’s, NL – Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) President Debbie Forward announced today that the RNU has extended its contract to June 30, 2017. The current provincial collective agreement was set to expire on June 30, 2016. However as neither the RNU nor the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador (Treasury Board) served

RNU Reacts to Provincial Health Care Cuts

St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) is alarmed by the cuts to programs, services, and registered nurse positions within the four Regional Health Authorities announced earlier today. “The reduction in health care expenditures highlighted today results in approximately 30 job cuts for registered nurses across the province,” said Debbie

Budget Sets the Stage for Health Care Cuts

St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) is concerned the Provincial Government’s Budget 2016 is setting the stage for cuts in health care. “Government put forward a harsh Budget today,” said Debbie Forward, President of RNU. “Just seven months ago, Premier Ball stood in front of RNs at our Election