New York Professional Nurses Union Votes to Affiliate with Nation’s Largest Nurses’ Union

National Nurses United, April 6, 2012 New York - Registered nurses represented by the New York Professional Nurses Union (NYPNU) cast an overwhelming vote this week to affiliate with the NorthEast Nurses Association/National Nurses United (NENA/NNU), the nation’s largest union and professional association of RNs, to provide its members with a stronger regional and national voice in this era of dramatic change in health care.

 NYPNU, the oldest independent New York nurses union, established in 1984, is comprised of more than 1,100 nurses, who work at Lenox Hill Hospital and at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York City. ... New