Pat Kane, RN

Across the US, union members are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with the courage and work ethic that made America the most productive country in the world.

As nurses, we put the health and well-being of our patients first every time we’re at the bedside.

On March 23, as the coronavirus crisis was gaining momentum in New York, the state ordered hospitals to increase their capacity by at least fifty percent.

This year we commemorate National Nurses Week from May 6-12 in a solemn spirit. We remember friends and colleagues who have died on the front lines of the enduring battle against Covid-19.

No one knows the long-term health effects of COVID-19 exposure, so it’s essential that you protect your right to medical care and wage replacement through New York’s workers’ compensation sys