April 24th, 2019

Kaiser locks out patients seeking better mental health care

by Sal Rosselli NUHW President For all its talk about launching a mental health revolution, Kaiser Permanente showed its true colors recently when it locked its own members out of its corporate offices in Oakland, CA. On April 17, Kaiser patients, clinicians and community leaders came together with the goal of helping the HMO truly […]

April 24th, 2019

Press Release: Therapists to strike Kaiser mental health clinic where patients wait up to 4 months for appointments

  Kaiser Permanente mental health therapists to strike Pasadena clinic Striking therapists to protest their patients having to wait up to four months for appointments   Los Angeles – Mental health therapists on Tuesday announced a one-day strike at Kaiser’s Pasadena clinic to protest severe understaffing that has forced their patients — many of whom […]

April 16th, 2019

Queen Workers Showing Pride – “Yas, Queen!”

More than 2,500 NUHW members at six Providence St. Joseph Health hospitals across California sent a clear message to their employer that they are committed to fighting for their patients and each other. Wearing buttons that read, “We beat as one! We care for all!” the caregivers stood united recently in support of compatriots at […]

April 12th, 2019

NUHW recognized as “Union of the Year” in Humboldt and Del Norte counties

Capping off a year in which NUHW members in Humboldt County repeatedly demonstrated for safe staffing amid severe service reductions at their hospitals, the Humboldt Del Norte Central Labor Council named NUHW its Union of the Year. NUHW members at St. Joseph Eureka and Redwood Memorial hospitals staged multiple rallies in protest of layoffs that […]

March 29th, 2019

March 2019 Pulse

Welcome to the March 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW members won four new organizing elections, secured raises for imaging technologists at Marin General Hospital, received the backing of dozens of elected officials for our campaign to improve Kaiser mental health services, released a video documenting one family’s struggle to get […]