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Federation - The ANF is the
national union for nurses and the largest professional nursing
organisation in Australia. The ANF's core business is the industrial and
professional representation of nurses and nursing through the activities
of a national office and branches in every State and Territory.
and Community Services Union (HACSU) - Represents
the majority of employees in psychiatric, alcohol, and drug and
disability services in Victoria, Australia
Union (QNU) - The Queensland Nurses' Union is a democratic
organisation. This means that we actively encourage membership
involvement in union activities. The policies and activities of the
Union are determined by our members. The Union's structure provides
opportunities for members to be involved.
British Columbia Nurses'
Union (BCNU) - Today, the BCNU represents 23,000 members under a
number of collective agreements. The membership is divided into sixteen
separate regions, and includes registered and licensed graduate nurses.
of Nurses Unions (CFNU) - Protecting the health of patients and our
national health system, and promoting nurses and the nursing profession
at the national level - and doing it effectively - is the job of the
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions.
infirmiËres et infirmiers du QuÈbec
Manitoba Nurses' Union (MNU)
- Manitoba nurses founded the MNU in 1975. Today, it remains an active,
member-driven organization dedicated to meeting the unique needs and
interests of its members. Over 11,000 nurses province-wide, working in
a variety of health care settings, belong to the MNU. That's 97% of
unionized nurses in Manitoba.
Nurses' Union / Syndicat des Infirmières et Infirmiers du
Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses UNION (NLNU)
- The Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses' Union is a membership driven,
proactive, and democratic Union.
Nova Scotia Nurses
Union (NSNU) -
Established in 1976, the Nova Scotia Nurses'
Union is a professional union representing Licensed Practical Nurses and
Registered Nurses in hospitals, Long Term Care facilities, Community
Care, Adult Residential Centres, VON branches and Canadian Blood
Ontario Nurse Association (ONA)
- Founded in 1973, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is the trade
union that represents 48,000 registered nurses and allied health
professionals working in hospitals, long-term care facilities, public
health, community agencies and industry throughout Ontario.
of Nurses - The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) represents 7900
registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses employed in long
term care, home care, acute care, public health, mental health,
community health, and blood supply services
United Nurses of Alberta (UNA)
- United Nurses of
Alberta is the union of Alberta’s Registered Nurses, Registered
Psychiatric Nurses, student nurses and mental health workers. Since 1977
we have negotiated Collective Agreements that have improved both our
workplaces and Alberta’s health care.
The Danish Nurses’ Organization (DNO)
- was established in 1899. It speaks on behalf of all nurses in Denmark,
including nursing students. The Danish Nurses’ Organization has an
exclusive right to negotiate salaries, working conditions, and
professional issues on behalf of nurses – in the workplace and at
Nurses Association - The first nurses organisation in Finland was
founded in 1898. The Finnish Nurses Association was established in 1925.
Membership is open to nurses, midwives, and public health nurses
registered in Finland. FNA takes care of the professional and
ideological interests of nurses. The Union of Health Professional acts
in matters concerning salaries and working conditions.
Union of Practical Nurses
Icelandic Nurses Association - The first Icelandic Nurses
Association (INA) was established in 1919, the present Association was
established in 1994 with the merging of two nurses’ associations. The
Icelandic Nurses Association acts on behalf of its members in matters
concerning professional issues, economic interests, and working
Nurses Organisation - This
union of nurses and midwives presents substantial detail on its
activities and structures, professional information for members,
discussion areas, details of publications and press releases, news and a
New Zealand Nurses
Organisation - The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is
committed to the representation of its members, the promotion of nursing
and midwifery and participation in health and social policy development
in the interests of the health and partnership of the tangata whenua
together with all the peoples of New Zealand.
Association - The Norwegian Nurses Association (NNA) was established
in 1912. The association speaks on behalf of all registered nurses in
Norway. NNA has an exclusive right to negotiate salaries, working
conditions, and professional issues on behalf of nurses – both in the
workplace and at national level.
Royal College of Nursing
(RCN) - The world's largest professional union of nurses, with more
than 300, 000 members. It's run by nurses for nurses, is the fastest
growing trade union in the UK, is the second largest outside the Trades
Union Congress and one of only four trade union in the country with a
woman as General Secretary.
Association of Health Professionals - Swedish nurses has been
organised since 1910. In 1977 the present organisation, the Swedish
Association of Health Professionals was established. It is the national
organisation for nurses, midwives, biomedical scientists and
radiographers. The Swedish Association of Health Professionals acts on
behalf of its members in matters concerning professional issues,
socio-economic welfare, and contributes actively to the development of
health care in Sweden.
1199 League of Registered Nurses
- Our 7,000 RNs lead the profession in guaranteeing job security,
nurse/patient ratios, seniority rights, raises, longevity increases and
the highest level of benefits.
American Federation of State, County and
Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO
- On the job,
you get the protection of a contract and more strength in the workplace.
Off the job, the Union Plus benefits, endorsed by AFSCME, give you and
your family more buying power in the marketplace.
Healthcare - We are the healthcare division of the American
Federation of Teachers, and we represent more than 70,000 nurses and
other health professionals working in the public and private sector in
hospitals, clinics, home health agencies and schools throughout the
National Education Association (NEA)
Educational Support Staff
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Nurse Alliance - The SEIU Nurse
Alliance is more than 110,000 nurses from every health care setting who
are members of the Service Employees International Union, the nation's
largest and fastest-growing health care union.
United Food and
Commercial Workers (UFCW)
New York Professional Nurses Union (NYPNU)
- The New York Professional Nurses Union has represented the nurses at
Lenox Hill Hospital since 1985. The staff RNs knew that no big union
could represent them better than they could represent themselves, so
they started their own grassroots organization.
Teamsters International Union (TIU)
American Nurses (UAN) - UAN is the union for nurses, by nurses,
representing 100,000 RNs nationwide - and a full-fledged affiliate of
both the American Nurses Association and the AFL-CIO. UAN staff nurses
set the standard for RNs in organizing, collective bargaining and
United Auto Workers (UAW)
of Teachers (UFT) -
In 1979, the elected
Registered Nurse leaders at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn
decertified NYSNA and formed the Federation of Nurses/UFT. These
Registered Nurses were represented by NYSNA and they recognized the
inability of NYSNA to represent the working professional nurse.
United Nurses & Allied Professionals (UNAP)
- The United Nurses & Allied
Professionals (UNAP) is a regional health care union representing over
4,000 nurses, technologists, therapists, support staff, and other health
care workers employed throughout the state of Rhode Island with locals
in Vermont and Connecticut.
Tuesday, 09 March 2010