August 16th, 2018

NUHW members stage first strike of Providence Tarzana Medical Center

More than 500 caregivers struck Providence Tarzana Medical Center Aug. 16 to protest the hospital’s unfair labor practices and demand a contract that provides fair wages and puts an end to the frequent cancellation of shifts that has caused chronic understaffing. But instead of bargaining in good faith, the hospital retaliated by locking out many […]

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August 15th, 2018

NUHW members to strike Providence Tarzana Medical Center; face retaliatory four-day lockout

TARZANA, Calif. — After nine months of negotiations, 560 caregivers are striking Providence Tarzana Medical Center Thursday, Aug. 16 to protest the hospital’s unfair labor practices and demand a contract that provides fair wages and puts an end to the frequent cancellation of shifts that has caused chronic understaffing. But instead of bargaining in good […]

August 9th, 2018

Workers strike West Anaheim Medical Center

Fed up with low wages, more than 100 nurses and medical technicians at West Anaheim Medical Center staged a one-day strike Aug. 9 to demand equal pay with colleagues at other hospitals owned by Prime Healthcare. West Anaheim caregivers joined NUHW last year to fight for better salaries. The pay gap is so severe that […]

July 11th, 2018

West Anaheim caregivers demand fair wages

One year after forming a union, nurses and technicians at West Anaheim Medical Center staged an informational picket July 11 to demand better pay. While West Anaheim is one of Prime Healthcare Services’ most profitable hospitals, caregivers there make less than their cohorts at nearby Prime hospitals. Many West Anaheim caregivers have worked at the […]

June 29th, 2018

Caregivers rally to stop layoffs at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

More than 200 people picketed outside Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Friday calling on the hospital to rescind layoffs to dozens of caregivers who worked around the clock in the aftermath of last year’s fires. Chanting “What do we want? No layoffs!,” workers and supporters questioned why the hospital would be laying off frontline caregivers, including […]