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April 10th, 2019

Press release: Statement by NUHW President Sal Rosselli on introduction of 2019 Medicare for All Act in U.S. Senate

Emeryville – On behalf of NUHW’s 15,000 members, we enthusiastically welcome today’s introduction of the Medicare for All Act of 2019 by Sen. Bernie Sanders. Medicare for All is the most sensible solution to our nation’s broken health care system. This legislation will put an end to increasing costs, limited provider choices, soaring drug prices and […]

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March 29th, 2019

March 2019 Pulse

Welcome to the March 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW members won four new organizing elections, secured raises for imaging technologists at Marin General Hospital, received the backing of dozens of elected officials for our campaign to improve Kaiser mental health services, released a video documenting one family’s struggle to get […]

March 29th, 2019

Marin General workers win big raises

In a victory for workers and patients at Marin General Hospital, more than 60 imaging technologists, who staged a one-day strike last month, unanimously ratified a five-year contract Thursday that will raise average wages by more than 30 percent over the length of the contract. One day after the ratification vote, we won an election […]

March 29th, 2019

Elected officials back fight for better Kaiser mental health care

We have seen growing political support for our campaign to win a contract that improves Kaiser mental health services. Dozens of state senators, assembly persons, members of city councils and county Boards of Supervisors have written Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson recently urging him to bargain in good faith for a contract that treats clinicians fairly […]

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, […]