Thousands of nurses vote for aggressive new course at historic meeting

NYSNA will take on safe staffing as top priority. New York State Nurses Association, May 17, 2012 New York City - Today thousands of nurses voted to transform their union - the New York State Nurses Association – into a dynamic force for safe staffing across the Empire State. In an historic, unprecedented meeting, thousands of professional Registered Nurses and health care professionals voted to transform their union's structure to take on the challenge of protecting good jobs for caregivers and provide quality care for our patients. Delegates from dozens of workplaces across the state voted to change many of the union's bylaws ... All of the bylaw changes passed by huge margins. ... Thousands


“A voice for nurses: Marva Wade on changing NYSNA”

Marva Wade - the first and last president of NYSNA's Delegate Assembly - talks about the fight to make NYSNA a stronger union. Click here to watch the video.

Images: “One Strong, United Voice”

Images from “One Strong, United Voice,” a Special Membership Meeting held May 17, 2012 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Click on the individual thumbnails for a larger image. ... Images