Kansas City Nurses Join NNU

James Parks, AFL-CIO, September 15, 2010 It took a decade of hard work, but the 600 registered nurses at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City finally have a stronger voice in patient care and working conditions. Last night, they voted to join the National Nurses Organizing Committee-Missouri, an affiliate of the National Nurses United (NNU). Research Medical is owned by HCA Midwest Health System, part of the largest hospital system in the country. With the vote, Research Medical Center becomes the largest union hospital in Missouri. NNU also represents RNs at two nearby HCA Midwest hospitals ... Kansas