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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)

Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador Ratifies Agreement with Canadian Blood Services

We are pleased to announce that members of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) working with Canadian Blood Services ratified a new collective agreement today, with 91.7 per cent voting in favour of the agreement. We would like to thank our negotiating team for their hard work and determination to achieve the best

Celebrating Pride 2019

The RNU is excited to be a Silver Sponsor once again of the St. John’s Pride Festival: Pride and Progress! We are also excited to participate in the Pride Parade on July 14 (rain date: July 21). Join us as we come together to show our ongoing support for the diversity of our membership and the LGBTQ2IA+ community.

Want to march with the RNU? Our members that register to march with us will receive festive swag and a RNU Pride t-shirt. Email info@rnunl.ca today to secure your spot and be sure to bring your friends.

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