550 healthcare workers file for elections to join NUHW

October 4th, 2016

Five hundred and fifty healthcare workers at three California hospitals filed this week for elections to join NUHW.

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Four hundred workers at St. Joseph Health System’s Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board for the opportunity to join their NUHW-represented coworkers at Sonoma County’s Santa Rosa Memorial and Petaluma Valley hospitals and Humboldt County’s St. Joseph Eureka and Redwood Memorial hospitals.

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One hundred workers employed by subcontractor Sodexo at Orange County’s Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center have filed for an election to join 560 of their co-workers who voted to join NUHW in July and are now preparing for bargaining.

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And fifty Sodexo-employed workers at the University of Southern California’s Norris Cancer Hospital have filed for an election to join 900 NUHW members at USC’s Keck Hospital.