NUHW Pulse

March 7th, 2017

Every month in NUHW Pulse, you’ll find stories and videos about NUHW, its members, its work, and its impact on the healthcare industry and the labor movement. We report on the latest developments in our workplaces, from election victories to bargaining updates, and we report on the progress of workers hoping to join our union. In addition, NUHW Pulse gathers and updates all the material we’ve posted to our website over the previous few weeks, so if you’ve missed something, this is a great chance to catch up. Click here for the current edition, or select an issue from the archive below. To submit news, commentaries, or photographs to NUHW Pulse, write to

Click here for the June/July 2017 edition.
Highlights include:

  • In honor of National Nursing Assistants Week, we talked to Ebony Guifarro of Mission Neighborhood Health Center in San Francisco and Victor Martinez of Fountain Valley Regional Hospital in Orange County about their work as caregivers and union leaders.
  • More than 250 healthcare workers at Kindred Hospital San Diego and Prime Healthcare’s West Anaheim Medical Center voted to join NUHW, seeking better staffing levels and fair wages.
  • Members from our two Southern California Kaiser chapters and our three Providence St. Joseph hospitals in Humboldt and Sonoma Counties won nearly $700,000 in back bonus pay.
  • Providence St. Joseph Queen of the Valley workers and allies visited the CEO’s home following a complaint by the National Labor Relations Board accusing Queen of discriminating and retaliating against pro-union employees.
  • Read the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories, settlements, and bargaining updates

May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
December 2016
May 2016
December 2015–January 2016
October 2015
September 2015