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Service & Solidarity Spotlight: George Washington University Hospital Registered Nurses Join D.C. Nurses Association/NNU
Registered nurses at George Washington University Hospital (GWUH) voted to be represented by the D.C. Nurses Association, an affiliate of National Nurses United (NNU). The union effort comes during a nationwide nursing shortage, and the nurses at GWUH cited staffing shortages among the reasons to pursue a union.
Trumka on New NAFTA at Maryland/DC AFL-CIO Convention: We Are Not There Yet
We’ve been lobbying the White House specifically on NAFTA for more than two years, slowly but surely moving the ball down the field. But we are not there yet. Let me repeat: we are not there yet. I know from experience this can be one of the most dangerous points in a negotiation. An agreement is in sight so you fold on core issues in order to get across the finish line. I will not allow that to happen.