Santa Rita Jail / Glenn Dyer Detention Center (Corizon)

March 6th, 2017

March 2017 – Victories and updates from around the union

Read more below for the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories, settlements, and bargaining updates. Members at Sutter–California Pacific Medical Center won a path to staffing relief moments before they were scheduled to testify at a hearing about Sutter’s refusal to honor our contract. After dragging its feet on the staffing issue for […]


March 6th, 2017

Executive Board declares NUHW a sanctuary union

After holding membership meetings throughout California and surveying our membership online, our union’s Executive Board adopted a resolution declaring NUHW a Sanctuary Union. Author Cal Winslow interviewed NUHW President Sal Rosselli about the resolution for this article, which was originally published in CounterPunch.  Thirteen thousand members of the California-based National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) have […]


February 7th, 2017

NUHW Pulse – February 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! NUHW keeps growing with big win in Oakland 250 UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland professionals, more than half of whom are mental health clinicians — psychologists, therapists, and social workers — voted overwhelmingly to join NUHW. Read more Victories and updates from around the […]


February 2nd, 2017

February 2017 – Victories and updates from around the union

Read more below for the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories and settlements, bargaining updates, a new career ladders for surgical techs, and elections of new stewards and bargaining committee members. Radiology workers from Marin General Hospital voted 32-0 in favor of merging with NUHW in a December 19 election. Current officers will […]


February 2nd, 2017

Providence Tarzana workers picket against layoffs of SEIU-represented housekeepers

More than 75 Providence Tarzana Medical Center workers picketed the hospital January 16 demanding that management bring back more than two dozen SEIU-represented housekeepers with a combined 245 years of service. For years, the hospital had contracted out housekeeping work to outsourcing firms that paid poverty wages. Providence Tarzana finally brought these jobs in-house, but […]