The largest RNs unions in NY & Il are their state nurses associations & are both part of the national RN labor union - The United American Nurses - the largest RN labor union in the US, representing 120,000 RNs nation-wide & affiliated with the American Nurses Association and the AFL-CIO.
Contact info is at the website - http://www.UANnurse.org
For info specific to NY RN labor, contact Nancy Kaleda or Ann Schott at the New York State Nurses Assoc. Address, email, & phone numbers can be found at
For info specific to Il RN labor, contact the Illinois Nurses Association from their webiste at
In CA, contact
You can also find many other unions that represent all healthcare workers including RNs, MDs, interns, residents, and dentists, with LPNs, assistants & techs in these states & many others by searching the AFL-CIO website at
Also, you can visit the healthcare pages and find info on the states youre interested in by doing a search for "nurses" at:
Phone numbers to contact are posted on the websites. Good luck with your paper.