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The future of patient care in Rockland County is looking brighter, thanks to a new contract just inked by NYSNA RNs at Nyack Hospital.

It was not easy. Across the country, employers are demanding that nurses and our families make big sacrifices. Inequality is on the rise. Nyack execs wanted record cuts in our health benefits.

Imagine what the future of healthcare will look like if employers get their way. Fewer and fewer people will go into the profession of nursing. More nurses will burn out. Veteran nurses will leave. Patient care will suffer.

NYSNA nurses are pushing against that trend. And we won big in Nyack. Read more >>

NYSNA Members enjoying the inaugural Bronx Inter-regional Meeting on March 20 at Eastwood Manor.

Will we see you and your fellow nurses for your upcoming NYSNA Inter-regional Meeting? Events are happening in all five boroughs, as well as in the Westchester/Rockland and Long Island regions. Inter-regional Meeting scheduled for May and June include:

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Anne Bové, RN, receives congratulations from Rep. Elliot Engel (D-NY), on her induction into the Hunter College Hall of Fame

The Hunter College Alumni Association Board inducted NYSNA’s HHC Executive Council President Anne Bové, RN into the Hunter College Hall of Fame last week. Read more >>

Before she was a nurse, Christine Walthers was a professional actress on and off Broadway. So when she wrapped up a recent speech with her own rendition of "You Raise Me Up," she brought the assembled group of Capital District union members to their feet.

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For our next lobby day, Tuesday, May 20, we’re joining with fellow healthcare unions from across the state, including PEF, CSEA, CWA and 1199SEIU, to lobby for safe staffing and against workplace violence.

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