Children’s Hospital Oakland

November 30th, 2018

Solidarity helps save benefits for 21 Children’s Hospital workers

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland already didn’t have enough EVS workers on the job to keep the hospital clean when management announced a rebid that would only make the problem worse. Under the proposed rebid, not only would there be even fewer EVS workers working their shifts, but the reductions would have resulted in 21 […]


June 29th, 2018

Children’s hospital workers unanimously ratify contract that expands pensions

Professional workers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland displayed tremendous unity in winning a great first contract that includes sizable raises and full defined-benefit pensions for everyone in the 250-member unit. When these workers organized last year, about half of them did not have pensions because the hospital had discontinued the pension plan for everyone […]


June 29th, 2018

NUHW calls for migrant families to be immediately reunited

NUHW’s Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution Thursday, June 28 condemning President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policies and calling on his administration to immediately return migrant children to their parents. The resolution followed a statement signed by seven NUHW Executive vice presidents, who are also mental health clinicians, warning that the administration’s “zero-tolerance” approach risked causing […]


February 16th, 2018

NUHW members rally in support of Dreamers

About 30 NUHW members participated in a Feb. 6 rally outside their Oakland hospital supporting undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. With Congress again facing pressure to restore protections for young immigrants known as Dreamers, staffers and doctors at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland called for a bill that protects them from […]


October 24th, 2017

Gavin Newsom discusses NUHW, unions, and single-payer health care at 2018 Governor Candidate Debate

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: