Nurses Day of Action - Rally and BBQ

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NSNU will host a rally on September 17th at the NSNU provincial office located at 150 Garland Avenue, Dartmouth. The rally will take place at 11:00 am with a BBQ to follow at noon. Media will be invited to the event. 

We ask that you RSVP by emailing lorna.myers [at] nsnu.ca () indicating your name and place of employment. More information will be made available as we approach the date. 

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions and provincial nurses’ unions across the country are organizing a national day of action to demand urgent government action fixing Canada’s nursing crisis. The day of action will be held on Friday, September 17, just days before Canadians head to the polls in the federal election. It will feature rallies, protests and pickets at various sites across the country. 

Seventeen months into a deadly pandemic, and more than a decade into a chronic nursing shortage, nurses and healthcare staff are overworked, burnt out, and suffering moral distress because there are not enough nurses, and other healthcare workers, to provide the care patients deserve.

Without urgent measures by provincial and federal governments to address the nursing shortage and untenable working conditions, things will only get worse as more workers consider leaving their jobs.

To learn more, visit the campaign website for the day of action at https://www.frontlineunited.ca. 

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150 Garland Avenue, Dartmouth NS

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