We are a leading national labor union and collaborative voice for registered nurses. We are truly member driven and provide a fresh, new approach for nurses and a new model for national unions that centers on self-governance, respect for individual member states’ sovereignty and highly coordinated collaboration.
We take action at the local, state and national level to improve working conditions for nurses and achieve better patient outcomes. Our goal is ultimately to create a strong and stable nursing workforce, and improve health care delivery in the United States.
NFN is proudly affiliated with American Federation of Teachers, through the AFT Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Division
- NFN Supports Ohio AFL-CIO at the Rally for the American Dream in Columbus
- Why it’s time for labor to organize – Business Insider The best way to raise wages is to unionize. Source: Why it’s time for labor to organize – Business Insider
- AFT Task force off to a great start toward racial equity More than 30 diverse AFT member leaders gathered in June for the first meeting of the union’s Racial Equity Task Force. They met in Baltimore, where, less than two months earlier, six police officers were arrested on charges related to the mysterious injuries that killed 25-year-old Freddie Gray, whose spinal cord was severed while in police ...
- Flash Mob for Patient Care AFT Nurses and Health Professionals from around the country gathered in Chicago for an impromptu “Flash mob for Safe Patient Care.” Watch the YouTube video.