May 30th, 2019

NUHW members settle contracts for caregivers at Alameda County detention facilities and technicians at Marin General Hospital

Caregivers at Santa Rita Jail negotiated a four-year contract through April 30, 2023 with across-the-board 3.75 percent annual raises each year. The contract for about 150 nurses, medical assistants, occupational therapists, and other caregivers also provides for a new step on the wage scale for workers on their 30th anniversary, more paid-time-off for workers after […]


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, […]


February 4th, 2019

Marin General workers strike to preserve health care benefits and hospital’s ability to keep top quality caregivers

For years, Marin General Hospital has offered good health benefits to attract top quality caregivers and compensate them for not offering top-of-the-line salaries. But as contract negotiations appeared to be winding down on a new contract for NUHW-represented imaging technologists last year, management suddenly issued a new demand: the caregivers would either have to pay […]


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 […]


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: