Registered Nurses Gather in St. John’s to Set Direction of RNU, Continue Call for Staffing Review

Registered Nurses Gather in St. John’s to Set Direction of RNU, Continue Call for Staffing Review St. John’s, NL –Over 230 registered nurses (RN) and nursing students from across the province have come together in St. John’s for the Registered Nurses’ Union (RNU) 26th Biennial Convention. Hosted at the Sheraton Hotel from November 5-9, the

RNU President and Minister Haggie to Address Delegates at RNU 26th Biennial Convention

 RNU President and Minister Haggie to Address Delegates at RNU 26th Biennial Convention   St. John’s, NL – Tomorrow, the Registered Nurses Union of Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) launch their 26th Biennial Convention. Opening ceremonies will start at 8:30 a.m. and will include welcome remarks from the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community

Calling on Premier to take action on D-J Composites lockout

RNs in NL & across Canada stand in solidarity with workers in Gander, N.L. who have been locked out for a staggering 92 WEEKS. RNU President Debbie Forward & CFNU President Linda Silas are calling on N.L. Premier Dwight Ball to step in and end the lockout.

Registered Nurses’ Union Joins the NL Federation of Labour

NEWS RELEASE St. John’s – The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) announced today that the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) has joined its federation. While the organizations have a long history of collaboration, RNU and NLFL will now work together under a formal partnership. As a NLFL member, RNU joins the nearly 25

Canada’s premiers weigh in on national pharmacare

When Canada’s current provincial and territorial first ministers gathered this past July for their annual summit, it was anybody’s guess whether the group would find much commonality on any topic, especially the bold-social-program variety. But that is exactly what happened when the premiers assembled in picturesque St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick. While many expected the

Canada’s premiers to join nurses for pharmacare roundtable

July 18, 2018 (ST. ANDREWS, NB) – Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers will join nurses’ union leaders from across the country on the morning of July 20 for a national pharmacare roundtable. Host Premier Brian Gallant will welcome his counterparts to the event, which will feature Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the