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Who We Are

Who We Are

INA is the nurses’ union, at the forefront, fighting for nurse’s rights to empower them to be the best advocates for their patients and their community.

Who We Are
Core Purpose
Core Purpose

Core Purpose

The mission of the INA is to work for the improvement of health standards and availability of health care services for all people in Illinois, foster high standards for nurses, stimulate and promote professional development of nurses, and advance their economic and general welfare.

Core Purpose
Core Values

Core Values

The Illinois Nurses Association will be recognized as the nursing union in the State of Illinois, providing professional representation, improving wages and terms and conditions of employment for nurses in bargaining units represented by the INA, creating an environment where all RN’s can participate and lead in protecting patient care by organizing unorganized RN’s that do not have the professional standards that INA represented members have gained.

Core Values
Our Goals

Our Goals

The Illinois Nurses Association will:

Build a more powerful voice for nurses

Build a more powerful voice for nurses

Negotiate the best RN contracts

Negotiate the best RN contracts

Educate nurses, the public, legislators, government officials, and communities about the role and purpose of the organization

Educate nurses, the public, legislators, government officials, and communities about the role and purpose of the organization

Build nursing power through implementing and maintaining a democratic member run organization, in which all members participate and contribute

Build nursing power through implementing and maintaining a democratic member run organization, in which all members participate and contribute

Our Goals

Learn more about us in our News & Events

COVID-19 Patients from Stateville Prison at AMITA St. Joseph’s Hospital Will Worsen PPE Shortage
The Illinois Nurses Association today cautioned state government and health care system officials that an outbreak of COVID-19 cases at Stateville Correctional Center in Joliet is likely to put additional...
Apr 1, 2020
UIC Hospital Implements Universal Masking for Healthcare Workers
In response to pressure from INA nurses, who vehemently pursued policy change after 12 nurses became infected with COVID-19, Management for the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Systems has...
Mar 30, 2020
Twelve University of Illinois Hospital RNs Test Positive for COVID-19
Update April 1, 2020: Since this post's public date, a total of 18 nurses have tested positive. The INA today learned and announced in a press release that twelve nurses...
Mar 27, 2020