NUHW Pulse — October 2015: The latest news from NUHW

October 8th, 2015

Welcome to the October 2015 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s  e-newsletter.

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Video: Portrait of an NUHW leader: Eloise Reese-Burns

Eloise continues a family tradition of fighting for social justice. Read more

 

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Help save the NUHW–CNA affiliation agreement

Find out what you can do to ensure that NUHW and CNA maintain our partnership and continue to work in the best interests of members of both unions. Read more

 

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New NUHW Retirees Committee

Help spread the word about the new Retirees Committee, which will focus on supporting the union’s contract campaigns and political activity. Read more

 

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Contract updates: VNA Santa Cruz, Kaiser Optical

Members at Sutter Visiting Nurse Association of Santa Cruz win their first contract while Kaiser breaks the law by refusing to honor a contract with its Optical workers. Read more

 

 

 

 

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New organizing

Caregivers at Brius-owned Novato Healthcare Center and Sutter’s Alta Bates Summit Medical Center will soon vote to join NUHW. Read more

 

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News from around NUHW

Contract fights, victories, election results, and bargaining updates. Read more

 

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Los Angeles Times exposes Kaiser’s mental healthcare failures

A damning story in the Los Angeles Times shows that Kaiser continues to put profits before patients in its mental health departments. Read more