April 10th, 2017

Our sanctuary union provides a safe space for members

Versions of this op-ed appeared in Labor Notes and the San Francisco Examiner. I had no money and spoke no English when I illegally crossed the border into California 23 years ago, but I worked hard and fought for the right to stay here. Had I made that harrowing journey this year, I’m sure I’d be deported […]


March 7th, 2017

NUHW Pulse – March 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the March 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! Executive Board declares NUHW a sanctuary union After garnering overwhelming support from our members in an online survey and in membership meetings throughout the state, our Executive Board adopted a resolution declaring NUHW a sanctuary union to help protect and support the immigrant […]


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 […]