As the recognized leader and advocate for the professional nurse in Montana, Montana Nurses Association works to provide a voice for nurses at local, state, and national levels. We advocate inside and outside of legislative chambers to ensure the Montana nurse can practice to the full extent of their licensure, advocate for their patients, and trust that their own rights are protected.

Watchdog Alleges Pattern of Labor Law Violations by St. Peter’s Union-Busting Consultant

September 27, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2023 Contact: Bob Funk | 406-461-6787 Watchdog Alleges Pattern of Labor Law Violations by St. Peter’s Union-Busting Consultant (Helena, MT) —This week, St. Peter’s Health hired an anti-union “persuader” consultant, Niles Commer, to directly engage with nurses who are actively seeking to form a union.… Read more

RNs at St. Peters file for NLRB election

September 27, 2023

  For Immediate Release: Media Advisory Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Contact:  Robin Haux, MNA Labor Program Director ( / 406-431-5934)                       Thai Nguyen, MNA Labor Organizer ( / 406-465-4249) Word count: 615   Registered Nurses at St. Peters Health Clinics,… Read more

Barrett Hospital & HealthCare and MNA Local #16 settle first collective bargaining agreement

September 1, 2023

Montana Nurses Association (MNA) is pleased to announce that the first collective bargaining contract, between Barrett Hospital & HealthCare (BHH) in Dillon and MNA Local 16, a union of professional nurses, has been settled and ratified!  The nurses won their union election on April 15, 2022 and began contract negotiations… Read more

HB590 signed into law

May 25, 2023

HB590 signed into law MNA has continued to address the rise in violence in the healthcare setting through legislation, education, and culture change. Keep in mind that a Montana police dog, while on duty, is afforded legislative protection against assault in the workplace; nurses and healthcare employees are not. This… Read more