December 21st, 2016

Nearly 2,000 workers joined NUHW in the past year

In 2016, we organized more than 1,800 workers in five facilities throughout California, winning nine elections in new and residual organizing campaigns.   St. Joseph – Queen of the Valley Medical Center: In November, 419 previously unrepresented service and technical workers at Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa voted by a 3-2 margin to […]


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October 11th, 2016

An extraordinary year for NUHW

It’s been an extraordinary year for NUHW. Between October 2015 and October 2016, we settled twenty-three contracts — including nine first-time contracts — covering 8,600 members. We won 11 elections and added 1,500 new members to our union — a 17 percent increase. We won the long battle with Kaiser. And we show employers throughout California that we’re a […]


July 18th, 2016

California voters double-crossed by SEIU — for the second time

This op-ed by NUHW President Sal Rosselli originally appeared in the Sacramento Bee and the Huffington Post. California voters have been duped, defrauded, and double-crossed — twice — and now they’re being fed an outrageously disingenuous lie to cover it up and explain it away. Earlier this month, a judge blocked an attempt by Oakland-based […]


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May 2nd, 2016

NUHW Pulse, May 2016

Welcome to the May 2016 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter. Humboldt County caregivers win huge victory NUHW members at St. Joseph Health’s Humboldt County hospitals won wage increases of nearly thirty percent over three years. Read more Video: What Has Become of St. Joseph’s Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital? Once the hospital of choice […]


December 18th, 2015

NUHW members at Alameda County jails win $350,000 settlement over missed meal periods

In October, healthcare workers at Alameda County’s jails — Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and the Glenn E. Dyer Detention Facility in Oakland — overwhelmingly ratified a settlement that stewards negotiated with Corizon, the for-profit subcontractor responsible for providing healthcare to inmates at the two facilities. The $350,000 settlement compensates 130 workers for missed or […]