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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

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JOLIET PATCH: AMITA Nurses Strike
This story was originally posted on the Joliet, Ill. edition of Patch.com, July 6, 2020. Pat Meade, head of the nurses union at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center, said...
Jul 7, 2020
AMITA to Waste $5 Million Per Week on Replacement Nurses and Luxury Buses
AMITA St. Joseph Medical Center will waste $5 million per week to pay for the out-of-state replacement nurses being transported on luxury buses instead of negotiating a fair contract that...
Jul 6, 2020
More than 700 Nurses from AMITA St. Joseph Medical Center on Strike, Ongoing
720 Nurses Begin Unfair Labor Practice Strike in Protest of AMITA St. Joseph’s Medical Center Unsafe and Illegal Activities In the early morning of July 4, more than 700 nurses...
Jul 6, 2020