NYSNA Online Exclusive
Seidel to appear Wednesday on “Working New York”
LATHAM, July 31, 2006 – Lorraine Seidel, RN, director NYSNA’s Economic & General Welfare program, will discuss current nursing issues on "Working New York," a public-affairs television program airing Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 10 p.m. on the Regional News Network (RNN).
Seidel will discuss the causes and impact of the nursing shortage, NYSNA’s legislative initiatives to protect nurses and their patients, and the upcoming National Labor Relations Board decisions on the supervisory status of charge nurses.
"Working New York" is a 30-minute program produced by the New York State AFL-CIO Federation that frequently features interviews with leaders of New York area labor unions. RNN is a cable network that is carried on systems throughout the New York metropolitan area and Hudson Valley.
For more information on the program and details about where to find RNN in your area, use this link.
With more than 34,000 members, NYSNA is the oldest and largest state nurses’ association in the nation. It is an influential union for RNs, representing nurses in New York and New Jersey. Offering a wide range of services to its members, NYSNA fosters high standards of nursing education and practice and works to advance the profession through legislative activity. It is a constituent of the American Nurses Association and of the United American Nurses, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.