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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

INA Reaches Agreement with Advocate to Protect APNS
INA is glad to report that INA has reached an agreement with Advocate Medical Group regarding protection for the APNs displaced by Advocate's announced clinic closures. Advocate will transfer all...
Jan 27, 2020
Nurses: Have You Made Your Voice Heard?
A message from INA partner, NursesTakeDC: Nurses comment every day on social media about staffing issues. We wish they'd take it one step further. Words matter -but action is your...
Jan 22, 2020
INA Files Unfair Labor Practices Complaint Against Advocate
The Illinois Nurses Association this morning filed an unfair labor practice complaint with the National Labor Relations Board to protest a proposed move by Advocate Medical Group tp close seven...
Jan 15, 2020