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AFT Professional Issues Conference and NFN Labor Academy Topics Announced

April 9, 2014

This year’s topics for the May 8-10 event include: Staffing through a Research Lens Life Work Balance Among Healthcare Practitioners Right to Work Anti Union Initiatives Nursing Malpractice: A Contemporary…

Nurses Hearts Go Out to Oso Victims

March 25, 2014

The Washington State Nurses Association and the National Federation of Nurses are deeply saddened by the devastating landslide near Oso, Washington. Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the victims…

2014 AFT Healthcare Professional Issues Conference & National Federation of Nurses Annual Labor Academy

March 18, 2014

          Check out our Conference, more relevant than ever!                 Pre-conference Workshop Thursday, May 8     1:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Mapping,…

AFT Named “Nurse Champion of the Month” for March by the Center to Champion Nursing in America

March 13, 2014

Washington—Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten on the AFT being named the “Nurse Champion of the Month” for March by the Center to Champion Nursing in America. “Nurses are the…

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