San Rafael Healthcare
and Wellness Center

1601 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael CA 94901

San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center is a Brius Healthcare-owned skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Marin County, California. San Rafael workers voted to join NUHW in 2013.

Organizer:

Alex Early
(617) 816-4260
aearly@nuhw.org

San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center LATEST NEWS

Taking part in the resistance

POSTED ON April 12th, 2017

Throughout the state, scores of NUHW members are engaged in the resistance movement to defend working people, immigrants, and an equitable healthcare system. NUHW members’ commitment was on full display at many town halls in recent months. At Congressmember Barbara Lee’s joint town hall with Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, dozens of workers from UCSF […]


Brius Healthcare under fire again

POSTED ON April 10th, 2017

California’s largest nursing home company, Brius Healthcare, continues to come under fire for its abysmal patient care record and unscrupulous profit-driven approach to healthcare.   As reported in the Eureka Times-Standard, in late March the families of two men who died after developing pressure sores in Brius nursing homes filed wrongful death lawsuits against the […]


April 2017 – Around the union

POSTED ON April 10th, 2017

Read more below for the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories, settlements, and bargaining updates. Sterile processing techs at Napa’s Queen of the Valley organized their co-workers in other departments to join them in a march on the boss to address chronic understaffing and poor communications at the hospital. In their meeting with […]


Queen challenges union election for the third time

POSTED ON April 10th, 2017

In an unprecedented move, St. Joseph Health is seeking to overturn its workers’ vote to unionize at Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa for the third time. In November 2016, Queen workers voted by a 3-2 margin to join NUHW. After losing two appeals, Queen’s corporate executives are now preparing to file a […]


Our sanctuary union provides a safe space for members

POSTED ON April 10th, 2017

Versions of this op-ed appeared in Labor Notes and the San Francisco Examiner. I had no money and spoke no English when I illegally crossed the border into California 23 years ago, but I worked hard and fought for the right to stay here. Had I made that harrowing journey this year, I’m sure I’d be deported […]