August 29th, 2019

Seton workers voice concerns about sale of hospitals

Caregivers at Seton Medical Center and Seton Coastside spoke at public forums this week calling on Attorney General Xavier Becerra to require that the proposed purchaser of both San Mateo County facilities maintain medical services and keep Seton Medical Center operating as an acute care hospital. Seton Medical Center and Seton Coastside are the nearest […]

August 29th, 2019

NUHW members picket at Providence St. Joseph hospitals

Hospital workers picketed outside Providence St. Joseph hospitals in Petaluma, Napa and Eureka Thursday, Aug. 22 to demand contracts that provide safe staffing as Providence seeks state approval to merge its Northern California hospitals with several belonging to Adventist Health. The pickets were covered by the Napa Valley Register and Eureka Times-Standard, as well as […]

August 29th, 2019

Members hold vigils for Kaiser mental health patients

Kaiser mental health clinicians held vigils outside Kaiser facilities across Southern California this month to draw attention to the struggles faced by their patients, who must weeks or months for therapy appointments. Patients and community allies joined clinicians at several vigils, during which clinicians read stories submitted by patients who were denied timely care. KPCC […]

August 27th, 2019

News of the Month – August 2019

Senator Bernie Sanders recently rolled out an ambitious plan to strengthen organized labor in the U.S., with a goal of doubling union membership in his first term as president.   A federal investigation into misuse of millions of dollars in training center funds by Fiat Chrysler executives and United Auto Workers leaders has expanded to General […]

August 22nd, 2019

Press Release: Humboldt County hospital workers to picket today amid growing staffing crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 22, 2019 Contact: Matthew Artz, 510-435-8035, Picket is part of a Day of Action by workers at Providence St. Joseph hospitals throughout Northern California demanding contracts that secure safe-staffing as Providence seeks merger with Adventist Health. Hospital workers will picket outside Providence St. Joseph hospitals in Northern California to demand […]