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September 8th, 2017

Portrait of an NUHW leader: Ruth Kees

Ruth, a long-time steward at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, talks about her union activism and her commitment to social justice. View her interview below.

August 28th, 2017

Community and caregivers stand united at Napa vigil

As Queen of the Valley Medical Center executives faced charges in a San Francisco courtroom of coercing workers and withdrawing recognition of their union, Napa residents made clear Thursday that they want … keep reading >

August 24th, 2017

Dominican Hospital therapists join NUHW

NUHW’s rapid growth continued in Santa Cruz this week when 98 physical, occupational and speech therapists at Dignity Health Dominican Hospital voted to join the union. The 78-12 vote came just two … keep reading >

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August 23rd, 2017

Thursday: Vigil planned outside Napa hospital facing federal complaint for coercing workers

As a hearing wraps up in federal court into allegations that Queen of the Valley Medical Center executives coerced employees and illegally withdrew recognition of … keep reading >

August 23rd, 2017

Marin County caregivers strike to defend First Amendment rights

Employees of the largest nursing home operator in California manned picket lines in Marin County Tuesday after Brius Healthcare refused to finalize contracts for the caregivers unless they took down their watchdog … keep reading >