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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

Chicago Tribune: Strike date set for 1,300 University of Illinois Hospital nurses
This article originally appeared in the Chicago Tribune Business section on Sept. 2, 2020. A union representing more than 1,300 nurses at University of Illinois Hospital and its clinics has...
Sep 4, 2020
University of Illinois Hospital Candlelight Vigil
The Illinois Nurses Association solemnly invites you to join the nurses of University of Illinois Health and Hospital System for a socially-distanced candlelight vigil. We will gather to honor those...
Aug 28, 2020
Register for the 2020 INA (Virtual) Membership Assembly!
Please mark your calendar for the 2020 INA Membership Assembly! The Assembly will take place on October 9th, 2020 from noon to 5pm. This event will take place virtually on...
Aug 25, 2020