St. Joseph Hospitals, Sonoma County

March 6th, 2017

Executive Board declares NUHW a sanctuary union

After holding membership meetings throughout California and surveying our membership online, our union’s Executive Board adopted a resolution declaring NUHW a Sanctuary Union. Author Cal Winslow interviewed NUHW President Sal Rosselli about the resolution for this article, which was originally published in CounterPunch.  Thirteen thousand members of the California-based National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) have […]


February 7th, 2017

NUHW Pulse – February 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! NUHW keeps growing with big win in Oakland 250 UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland professionals, more than half of whom are mental health clinicians — psychologists, therapists, and social workers — voted overwhelmingly to join NUHW. Read more Victories and updates from around the […]


February 2nd, 2017

February 2017 – Victories and updates from around the union

Read more below for the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories and settlements, bargaining updates, a new career ladders for surgical techs, and elections of new stewards and bargaining committee members. Radiology workers from Marin General Hospital voted 32-0 in favor of merging with NUHW in a December 19 election. Current officers will […]


February 2nd, 2017

Providence Tarzana workers picket against layoffs of SEIU-represented housekeepers

More than 75 Providence Tarzana Medical Center workers picketed the hospital January 16 demanding that management bring back more than two dozen SEIU-represented housekeepers with a combined 245 years of service. For years, the hospital had contracted out housekeeping work to outsourcing firms that paid poverty wages. Providence Tarzana finally brought these jobs in-house, but […]


February 2nd, 2017

NUHW members gather for statewide meetings

With a steady stream of executive orders signed in his tumultuous first week on the job, President Donald Trump has upended the lives of millions of immigrants and their familIes and cast a pall of uncertainty over our nation’s healthcare system. The new government taking shape in Washington D.C. will have major implications for us […]