January 31st, 2019

NUHW Pulse – January 2019

Welcome to the January 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW members launched a coordinated campaign to win good contracts and improve care at Providence St. Joseph hospitals, staged a rally protesting layoffs at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka, marched in solidarity with Los Angeles teachers, helped Kaiser patients who shared their stories […]

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January 30th, 2019

Video: NUHW Stands with UTLA

During our Kaiser strike in December, Stationary Engineers, Local 39 and the California Nurses Association allowed their members strike in sympathy, which made our action even more powerful and impactful on Kaiser. In January, when teachers went on strike in Los Angeles, many NUHW members headed to the picket lines to offer their support. “Nancy […]

January 28th, 2019

News of the Month — January 2019

Californians rank making health care more affordable among their top overall priorities for the state’s governor and legislature, according to a poll released last week by the California Healthcare Foundation. Forty-five percent of respondents cited it as “extremely important,” just behind improving public education (48%) and ahead of affordable housing (40%). Among health issues, Californians’ […]

January 28th, 2019

RAMS workers confront nonprofit’s board

For the second consecutive month, mental health clinicians at Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc. in San Francisco attended their non-profit’s board meeting to demand a fair contract. At the January meeting, clinicians expressed their frustration over the slow pace of negotiations, overall lack of transparency and the low pay that causes high turnover that impacts patients’ […]

January 28th, 2019

NUHW members stand with Los Angeles teachers

During our Kaiser strike in December, Stationary Engineers, Local 39 and the California Nurses Association allowed their members strike in sympathy, which made our action even more powerful and impactful on Kaiser. In January, when teachers went on strike in Los Angeles, many NUHW members headed to the picket lines to offer their support. “Nancy […]