Keck Medical Center of USC

March 29th, 2019

NUHW wins four organizing elections

In four separate elections, more than 120 healthcare workers voted to join NUHW. The elections expand our growing presence at Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California and Marin General Hospital, where our members have already won strong contracts for our members. At USC, our newest members include technicians at a sleep disorder center, […]

November 30th, 2018

USC workers win contracts, bring Sodexo colleagues in-house

Nearly 1,100 University of Southern California employees at Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center voted overwhelmingly to approve a new three-year contract. The agreement not only makes USC one of the region’s highest-paying hospital systems, but it guarantees that more than 80 cafeteria workers whose jobs had been outsourced to Sodexo, a French conglomerate that […]

October 30th, 2018

NUHW releases video highlighting USC’s corporate welfare

More than 1,000 NUHW members at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have called a three-day strike to start Nov. 14. Workers are demanding a fair contract for themselves and a fair shake for Keck dietary workers whose jobs are outsourced to a French firm that pays them barely above the […]

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 […]

December 15th, 2017

Picket shines light on USC’s unequal treatment of healthcare clinic workers

More than 100 USC employees and their allies picketed outside university medical clinics Wednesday demanding a contract that ensures clinic workers receive the same pay and benefits as their counterparts at USC hospitals. Keck Medicine of USC provides its unionized hospital workers with fully paid health insurance, but has resisted extending the benefit to unionized […]