*MEDIA ADVISORY*: Members of the NYS Nurses Association picket Staten Island University Hospital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2018
Contact: Carl Ginsburg, carl.ginsburg@nysna.org, 917.405.1060

Special Guest: Mr. Moneybags, who says, “Northwell Health should reinvest in healthcare for Staten Island residents instead of giving big payouts to its’ executives who live off-island”

Staten Island, NY — Members of the New York State Nurses Association will picket Staten Island University Hospital today, Wednesday, February 28. Among other things, nurses are asking for:

  • Safe staffing levels that residents of Staten Island deserve.

  • A voice for all nurses on issues such as patient care and workplace safety.

  • Retiree health security.

Members will be joined by Mr. Moneybags, who has a very clear message: Northwell Health must re-invest its profits into the people of Staten Island instead of giving payouts to its executives who live off-island.

WHO: Members of the New York State Nurses Association
Picket of Staten Island University Hospital
Staten Island University Hospital 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten Island NY 10305
WHEN: Today,
Wednesday, February 28 11:30AM-2PM 6PM-8P


The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) represents more than 43,000 members in New York State. We are New York’s largest union and professional association for registered nurses. For more information, please visit nysna.org.


We are 42,000 nurses working together to win safe staffing, keep hospitals open for care, stop the Wall Street attack on our patients, and win healthcare for all.