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Nurses find strength in union

Nearly a year after the pandemic began, New York City hospitals are once again at full capacity, but this time our own ranks have been thinned by illness. But Federation of Nurses/UFT members continue to demonstrate courage, compassion and relentless dedication while caring for patients in battlefield conditions.

Nurses OK 2-year contract

Licensed Practical Nurses who are members of the Federation of Nurses/ UFT overwhelmingly ratified a two-year contract with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York in which the union made no concessions while achieving a salary increase and negotiating regular consultation meetings with the employer.

A Tentative VNSNY LPN contract for your approval

The following email was sent on Tuesday, Jan. 26, to UFT-represented licensed practical nurses at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York from UFT Vice President for Non-DOE Members Anne Goldman.

Get your COVID-19 vaccination this week

The following email was sent on Tuesday, Jan. 5, to UFT-represented registered nurses at NYU Langone Hospital — Brooklyn from UFT Vice President for Non-DOE Members Anne Goldman.

Jan. 20, 2014: UFT nurses help typhoon victims

Seven years ago, two Federation of Nurses/UFT members who responded to the union’s appeal for medical volunteers, helped in the relief effort in the Philippines after a devastating typhoon. 

Federation of Nurses/UFT Professional Issues Conference

Federation of Nurses/UFT members and school nurses in November attended the UFT’s 41st annual Professional Issues Conference, held virtually for the first time.

'In the eye of the storm'

Bevin Sullivan, a nurse at Staten Island University Hospital South, has battled the coronavirus up close and seen it firsthand.

UFT hospital nurses on front lines

UFT hospital nurses find strength in each other and in their union on the front lines of the coronavirus battle.

UFT hospital nurses fight virus on front lines

Federation of Nurses/UFT members on the front lines of the coronavirus battle are finding strength in each other and in their union at NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn and at Staten Island University Hospital South.

Keys to successful collective bargaining

When the UFT negotiated its 2018 contract with the city Department of Education, it followed the strategy used by the Federation of Nurses/UFT, which I lead, because of our past success at the bargaining table.The workforce can have a voice, not only in hospitals or schools, but in contract negotiations as well.