Las Vegas Nurses Join National Nurses Movement

Mike Hall, AFL-CIO, January 15, 2010 Registered nurses at MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas voted yesterday to affiliate with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC). The 500 nurses are the first RNs to unionize with the growing national nurses movement - National Nurses United (NNU) - following its formation last month with the joining together of CNA/NNOC, the United American Nurses (UAN) and the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA). Alta Meyer, an intensive care RN at MountainView, says the election is a victory for patients, patient safety and for us, the nurses. We have our voice at last. ... Las