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New York State Nurses Association is Established in 1972 and located in Albany, its Pension Plan and Benefits Fund are independent, multiemployer plans implementing health insurance and retirement benefits for RNs and other medical professionals in the New York metropolitan area performed under collective bargaining by NYSNA. The plans are governed by two Timbers of Trustees, which have an equal number of representatives from NYSNA and the management of participating facilities. Here at the scenario and Fund office, we have approximately 45 employees on staff dedicated to providing the highest level of benefits exclusively to our participants.
NYSNA Victories are uniting with patients to keep hospitals open for care, assure patient care, and stop the for-profit takeover of Hospitals. The Vision of NYSNA is they are 37,000 nurses productioning together to win safe staffing, keep hospitals open for care, stop the Wall Street aggression on our patients, and win healthcare for all. In 2011, we started an action to convert our union. The old NYSNA was too supervisory. Members did not have a voice or power. We voted vigorously to advance that, and we are making NYSNA a truly constitutional and powerful union. We’re using our new design to build a mass movement, powered by nurses like you. On June 14, 2016, the New York State Assembly passed the Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act! This is the first time that safe staffing constitutional has progressed so far in New York State. With your help, a majority of Assembly Members finally noticed the importance of safe staffing to our state's nurses, patients and families. While Coming to Safe Staffing Nurses are being efforts to take on 9, 10, or more patients at once. That's too many. We're fighting for a law to set safe staffing correlations. We have the tools for you to make a differenceRead More»