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January 28th, 2009

Independent healthcare union launched at Oakland press conference

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January 28th, 2009

Healthcare workers in California announce formation of new national union

Oakland, Calif.—Responding to demands from thousands of rank-and-file healthcare workers across California, the democratically elected executive board of SEIU United Healthcare Workers West resigned membership from SEIU and today announced the formation of a new organization, the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW).