Los Alamitos Medical Center

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 […]


May 31st, 2018

Sodexo workers picket Los Alamitos Medical Center

Nearly 50 housekeepers at Los Alamitos Medical Center staged a one-day picket demanding that their employer Sodexo, an international subcontracting firm, dramatically increase wages, improve benefits and put an end to short staffing. The May 29 picket came just weeks after NUHW-represented Sodexo workers at nearby Fountain Valley Regional Hospital won a contract that provided […]


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January 22nd, 2018

Video: Sodexo–Tenet workers have to recycle cans to make ends meet

Full-time Sodexo workers at three Tenet Healthcare hospitals in Orange and Los Angeles counties have to recycle cans to make ends meet. Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Lakewood Regional Medical Center Lakewood Regional Medical Center subcontract workers to Sodexo, a multinational firm that pays barely above minimum wage. On February 1, Fountain Valley  workers […]


October 24th, 2017

Gavin Newsom discusses NUHW, unions, and single-payer health care at 2018 Governor Candidate Debate

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom discussed NUHW as a model union and the importance of labor unions, and voice his support of a single-payer healthcare system at NUHW’s 2018 Governor Candidate Debate in Anaheim on October 22. Newsom on NUHW: Newsom on the importance of labor unions: Newsom on single-payer healthcare:


October 16th, 2017

NUHW launches campaign to lift poverty wages

NUHW members at the University of Southern California are fighting to raise wages for workers whose jobs are subcontracted to Sodexo. The campaign began with a video and a a series of infographics calling out USC President Max Nikias for using the multinational subcontracting firm to hold down workers’ wages and deny them the benefits […]