December 6th, 2019

Press release: Trump NLRB orders Queen of the Valley Medical Center to recognize union

The National Labor Relations Board has affirmed a federal judge’s ruling that Queen of the Valley Medical Center illegally withdrew recognition of an employee union and denied more than 400 caregivers their right to union representation. A three-member panel of the labor board — two of whom were appointed by President Trump — found that […]

December 5th, 2019

Press release: 4,000 Mental health clinicians to strike Kaiser Permanente facilities across California for five days beginning Monday, December 16

Strike had been postponed following last month’s sudden passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson Four thousand psychologists, therapists, psychiatric nurses and other healthcare professionals are striking Kaiser Permanente facilities across California Dec. 16 – 20 to demand that the HMO demonstrate good faith and fix its broken mental health system that leaves patients waiting months […]

November 27th, 2019

Commentary: Say no to the attempted recall of Supervisor Fewer

  This op-ed was originally published in the San Francisco Examiner. By Sal Rosselli As Supervisor Sandra Fewer faces a needlessly divisive and completely wasteful recall effort, she can count on vigorous support from the 15,000 members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers. Our members endorsed Fewer three years ago, and she has proven […]

November 26th, 2019

November 2019 PULSE

Welcome to the November 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. We wish you a happy and safe Thanksgiving. In recent weeks, NUHW members held strikes at four Providence St. Joseph hospitals in Northern California, testified at a CalPERS hearing on Kaiser’s mental health services, and settled a new contract at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. Check out […]

November 26th, 2019

October 2019 PULSE

Welcome to the October 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW organized new members, helped pass a higher minimum wage law, escalated a campaign to win contracts and improve mental health care at Kaiser Permanente and advocated for higher wages at Mission Neighborhood Health Center. Check out all the stories below, and […]