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June 18th, 2018

Eureka housekeepers call on hospitals to dump cleaning solution that is making them sick

Sick of being forced to work with cleaning chemicals that make them ill, Housekeepers at St. Joseph Eureka and Redwood Memorial hospitals took to the streets Monday to demand their hospitals switch … keep reading >


June 11th, 2018

NUHW members picket Kindred San Diego Hospital

Dozens of caregivers picketed Kindred San Diego Monday to inform the public about chronic turnover and understaffing at the city’s second largest long-term acute care hospital. Chanting “What’s it about, patient care!” … keep reading >


June 11th, 2018

News of the Week: Suicide rates rose nationwide since 1999

Each week we share articles on subjects that are important to NUHW and its members. Here are several must-read stories over the past seven days: The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reported on … keep reading >


May 31st, 2018

Sodexo workers picket Los Alamitos Medical Center

Nearly 50 housekepers at Los Alamitos Medical Center staged a one-day picket demanding that their employer Sodexo, an international subcontracting firm dramatically increase wages, improve benefits and put an end to short … keep reading >


May 31st, 2018

News of the Week: Americans with serious mental illnesses die 15-30 years younger than those without mental illness

Each week we share articles on subjects that are important to NUHW and its members. Here are several must-read stories over the past seven days: Americans with depression, bipolar disorder or other … keep reading >