Full-time Sodexo workers at three Tenet Healthcare hospitals in Orange and Los Angeles counties have to recycle cans to make ends meet. Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Lakewood Regional Medical Center Lakewood Regional Medical Center subcontract workers to Sodexo, a multinational firm that pays barely above minimum wage. On February 1, Fountain Valley workers […]
Watch how billionaire nursing home tycoon Shlomo Rechnitz bilks seniors and taxpayers by shifting Medicare and Medi-Cal dollars from his Brius nursing homes to other companies he controls. Rechnitz operates more than 80 nursing homes in California. Brius’ patient care record prompted former California Attorney General Kamala Harris to call Rechnitz a “serial violator” of nursing home rules. LA’s […]
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom discussed NUHW as a model union and the importance of labor unions, and voice his support of a single-payer healthcare system at NUHW’s 2018 Governor Candidate Debate in Anaheim on October 22. Newsom on NUHW: Newsom on the importance of labor unions: Newsom on single-payer healthcare:
NUHW members at the University of Southern California are fighting to raise wages for workers whose jobs are subcontracted to Sodexo. The campaign began with a video and a a series of infographics calling out USC President Max Nikias for using the multinational subcontracting firm to hold down workers’ wages and deny them the benefits […]
NUHW’s 3,000 Kaiser mental health clinicians are commemorating Mental Health Awareness Month with a social media campaign consisting of a video (above) and a series of memes for Facebook and Twitter.