More than 700 workers gathered on Saturday in San Francisco for NUHW’s founding convention. We celebrated our record-breaking accomplishments, and developed plans to make our new union even stronger. Click below for the highlights!
Workers picketed Sutter Health-owned Alta Bates Summit Medical Center on Wednesday over layoffs and collusion with SEIU. Since SEIU took control of Sutter workers’ union in January, Sutter has reduced staffing levels … keep reading >
100+ workers pack County Supervisors’ meeting to protest another round of cuts
Fresno, Calif.—Over a hundred Fresno homecare providers packed the Fresno County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to oppose an agenda item that would reduce their wages and benefits to $9.50 an hour. But they weren’t just there to protest the wage cuts—they also pointed to the repeated failure of their union, SEIU, to support them in stopping the cuts.
“SEIU just failed to stop a different set of cuts last week,” said Flo Furlow, a homecare worker. “Now the county wants to cut our wages even more, and this time SEIU isn’t even going to take it to arbitration. How many times can we let this happen?”
Photos from our Convention On Saturday, healthcare workers and leaders gathered in San Francisco to celebrate our record-breaking success and plan for the future. We approved a provisional constitution that puts … keep reading >
Workers at California Pacific Medical Center picketed on Thursday to protest the elimination of 200 jobs and CPMC’s collusion with SEIU, a union almost 80 percent of workers rejected months ago. A … keep reading >