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March 26th, 2021

News of the Month — March 2021

Note: Some of these stories may require a subscription.  Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. He tweeted: “Right-wing Republicans in CA are trying to recall @GavinNewsom for the crime of telling people to wear masks and for listening to scientists during COVID. Extremist Republicans have done enough to undermine democracy […]


March 26th, 2021

NUHW members pressure Providence to reverse layoffs, preserve birthing center

Several dozen NUHW members at six Providence hospitals along with allies and elected leaders made calls to company executives, urging them to do right by workers and patients. NUHW members at Providence hospitals organized the Day of Action on March 16 in response to a flurry of layoffs and subcontracting moves that threaten to cost […]


March 26th, 2021

NUHW Executive Board sworn in for three-year term

NUHW’s new Executive Board was sworn in Saturday, March 13, and seated for the first meeting of the three-year term. All 22 members were elected by their peers in their workplaces to serve on the board, which sets the union’s agenda and manages its finances. Serving their first terms on the board are Mickey Fitzpatrick, […]


March 26th, 2021

Mental health reform legislation advances in the State Senate

A bill sponsored by NUHW to require Kaiser Permanente and all health plans in California to provide timely follow-up mental health and substance use disorder appointments sailed through its first legislative committee vote on Tuesday. The State Senate’s Health Committee passed SB 221 by a vote of 9-0. The committee’s two Republicans abstained, while every […]


March 26th, 2021

NUHW members help elect to two allies in key special elections