MNA statement on the Affordable Care Act

Contact: Sara Wallenfang; 517-974-4966

The following statement regarding the Affordable Care Act can be attributed to John Armelagos, RN, President of the Michigan Nurses Association:

While the Affordable Care Act is far from perfect, repealing it, especially without a well-thought out replacement, will cause chaos and put lives in danger. … Continue reading

MNA Borgess Nurses Ratify a New Contract

Contact: Sara Wallenfang, 517-974-4966

New three-year agreement is a win for nurses and patients

(Kalamazoo, MI) Nurses at Borgess Medical Center, represented by the Michigan Nurses Association, overwhelmingly voted to accept a new three-year collective bargaining agreement. … Continue reading

The Michigan Nurses Association Makes Final Pre-Primary Endorsements

Contact: Sara Wallenfang, 517-974-4966

Nurse-leaders vote to support candidates who will stand up for patients and nursing practice

The Michigan Nurses Association (MNA), the largest union and professional organization representing registered nurses across the state, has endorsed 16 additional candidates ahead of the August 2nd Michigan primary. … Continue reading

Detroit Water Shutoffs Endanger Public Health

Contact: Sara Wallenfang at 517-974-4966

Statement from John Armelagos, President of the Michigan Nurse Association:

As nurses, we are deeply troubled by the Detroit Water Department’s renewed efforts to cut off service.

Clean water for drinking and sanitation is essential for human health. … Continue reading