Members of the NYS Nurses Association participate in the Working People’s Day of Action rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23, 2018
Contact: Carl Ginsburg,, 917.405.1060

NEW YORK, NY Members of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) will join with labor and community allies at the Working People’s Day of Action on Saturday, February 24 at 11:00AM at Foley Square, 111 Worth Street, NYC.

Working people from across the country are turning out to call for affordable healthcare, equitable pay and strong unions. We are demanding a secure future for all.

“New York nurses know that having strong unions is critical to our ability to advocate for our patients,” said Judith Cutchin, RN and President, NYSNA’s Health + Hospitals/Mayorals Executive Council, representing 8,500 RNs in NYC’s public hospital system. “Working people rely on unions to set standards for wages and living conditions in the nation. This is the time for solidarity.”

Cutchin will speak at the NYC rally.

  • WHO: NYSNA Members, other labor groups, community groups, elected officials
  • WHAT: Working People’s Day of Action Rally
  • WHERE: Foley Square, 111 Worth Street, New York, NY
  • WHEN: Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM


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


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.