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March 26th, 2021

Members at The Sequoias – Portola Valley settle short-term agreement with new employer

NUHW members at The Sequoias – Portola Valley recently ratified a short-term contract that preserves the terms and conditions of their previous contract and sets the stage for future negotiations with their new employer. After decades of being directly employed by The Sequoias, a Bay Area retirement community, these housekeeping and dietary workers learned only […]


March 23rd, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines Save Lives

Dr. Desmond Carlson, an Emergency Medicine doctor in Richmond, California, for 30 years,  tells why the Covid-19 vaccines now available in the United States are safe and highly effective in preventing the spread of disease. Because of their increased exposure to the virus, it is especially important that people working in a health care setting […]


March 19th, 2021

NUHW condemns racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders amid rise in hate crimes

NUHW President Sal Rosselli and Secretary-Treasurer issued the following statement following the March 16 shootings that claimed the lives of eight people, including six Asian women in Atlanta. As we mourn the victims of the March 16 shootings in the Atlanta area, the National Union of Healthcare Workers is committed to reinforcing our efforts as […]


March 16th, 2021

Providence slashes hospital jobs and services even after announcing annual profit

When Providence, the nation’s fourth-largest Catholic healthcare chain with 51 hospitals spanning seven states, appeared likely to endure COVID-related losses last year, taxpayers chipped in with $957 million in federal stimulus funds. It turns out that relief would have been better served going to caregivers and patients who are now at risk of losing their […]


March 10th, 2021

Seton workers picket against layoffs, chronic understaffing

One year after they rallied to save their hospitals from imminent closure as the pandemic was taking hold, caregivers at Seton Medical Center and Seton Coastside picketed on March 10, demanding that the hospital’s new owner rescind layoff notices and address severe understaffing on several units. “There are nights when we only have two nursing […]