I am excited to announce that nurses from New York City’s public hospitals and Mayoral agencies have voted 97.4% to ratify our contract with HHC.

It’s a new day for workers in this city. Our new contract will allow us to better support our families and care for our patients.

Katy Peterson, RN, a beloved member of our NYSNA family, died tragically in an automobile accident yesterday.

More than 8,000 NYSNA nurses at New York City’s public hospitals and Mayoral agencies have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract with HHC. The settlement includes 19.41% in pay raises, retroactive pay, groundbreaking new funds to support HHC nurses in education and in caring for children or elderly relatives.

Every day New Yorkers know that they can receive the care they need at our public hospitals and agencies – because of the nurses and caregivers who dedicate our lives to carrying out the mission of HHC to care for all patients, regardless of income, or of immigration or insurance status.

Now, hardworking city nurses have reached tentative agreements for a fair union contract.

Upstate NYSNA RNs packed the house with more than 83 RNs for our Capital District Inter-regional Meeting on Thursday, June 12.

Chanting “We Care for New York,” hundreds of NYSNA nurses and 1199SEIU caregivers picketed for respect at Brooklyn’s Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and East Harlem’s Terence Cardinal Cooke long-t

A little rain didn't stop NYSNA RNs from turning out to talk to our Oneonta community about Safe Staffing. Our message: we’re spread too thin at A.O. Fox Hospital. We’re calling on hospital management to commit in writing to a plan to improve staffing and reduce nurse turnover and burnout. NYSNA is our voice to speak out and improve patient care.

If “The Wizard of Oz’s” Tin Man and Lion are in search of heart and courage, they need only look to the RNs of Nathan Littauer Hospital to find them.

“Safe staffing through ratios saves lives and makes financial sense,” says NYSNA Executive Director Jill Furillo, RN, in the “Expert Opinion” section of the latest City & State magazin