Saint Louis Nurses Vote for NNU

Mike Hall, AFL-CIO, June 8, 2012 By a landslide of 76 percent, registered nurses at Saint Louis University Hospital voted Thursday night to join the National Nurses Organizing Committee-Missouri (NNOC-Missouri), an affiliate of the National Nurses United (NNU). Lesa Dustman, an intensive care unit RN, says the 600 nurses at the hospital, "now have a vehicle to negotiate for improved patient care, salaries and benefits that can recruit and retain the best nurses for the best patients in Saint Louis. We have no illusions about the work ahead but with unity and resolve, we look forward to a bright future." ... Saint