Who We Are

Representing Over 5,800 Members


Our Vision & Governance

The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNUNL) is the official trade union for registered nurses and nurse practitioners in Newfoundland and Labrador. We represent over 5,800 members in forming a strong, unified voice for nurses working in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Quality Care for Over 40 Years

Since 1974, RNUNL has been committed to improving the working conditions and quality of life for registered nurses in Newfoundland and Labrador. Before 1974, the terms and conditions of employment for registered nurses were considered a private matter between the employer and the employee, and were shaped by the prevailing economic and political conditions of the time.

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Our Leaders & Staff

The team behind the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador is made up of our board, staff, and branch representatives. Together they help ensure our members receive the support they deserve.

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Affiliations & Links

A Belief In & History of Collaboration

RNUNL works in collaboration with nursing, community and labour organizations provincially and across Canada. RNUNL is a member of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) and is affiliated with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).

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Annual Reports

Learn More About Our Union

At the end of each year, the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador releases an annual report which details progress within our union. To learn more about the difference we are making in our union from year to year, you can download and view our annual reports here.

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Our President

Read Our President's Biography

Learn more about Yvette Coffey, the current president of Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador.

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