July 3rd, 2017

NUHW Pulse – June/July 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the June/July 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! NUHW celebrates National Nursing Assistants Week We talked to Ebony Guifarro of Mission Neighborhood Health Center in San Francisco and Victor Martinez of Fountain Valley Regional Hospital in Orange County about their work as caregivers and union leaders. Read more Op-ed: Good pay is the […]


June 22nd, 2017

July 2017 – Around the union

Read below for the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories, visits to legislators, settlements, and bargaining updates. Workers at the University of Southern California’s Center for Advanced Lung Disease and Cystic Fibrosis voted unanimously June 14 to join NUHW. Nearly 100 workers at various USC clinics have voted to join NUHW in the […]


June 22nd, 2017

NUHW members win nearly three-quarter million in back bonus pay

NUHW members have won nearly $700,000 in back bonus pay in recent months in settlements with two employers. In the first settlement, members in our two Southern California Kaiser chapters won $340,000 — $300,000 for the Psych-Social Chapter and $40,000 for the Healthcare Professionals chapter. After receiving the incentive award payout in March, stewards in […]


May 15th, 2017

NUHW Pulse – May 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the May 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! Fountain Valley workers ratify strong first contract Following a successful informational picket, nearly 600 NUHW members won a strong first contract that improves health benefits, expands job security, and provides annual wage increases. Read more USC Norris Cancer Hospital members settle first contractService and […]


May 4th, 2017

Transforming our union’s relationship with Kaiser

The National Union of Healthcare Workers and Kaiser Permanente are forging a new relationship, working together to achieve our common goals of making Kaiser both the employer and provider of choice.  The process started about eight months ago when top Kaiser executives in Northern California made a commitment to work collaboratively with NUHW.   NUHW’s […]