December 14th, 2021

News of the Month — December 2021

Some of these stories may require a subscription.  NUHW members Laura Nakamura and Domonique Trotter are featured in a KTVU story about how the 2014 affiliation between UCSF and Children’s Hospital Oakland has resulted in reduced services in the East Bay. In a story by Kaiser Health News, NUHW said there has been an “explosion” […]

December 6th, 2021

Town Hall sheds light on UCSF’s hollowing out of Children’s Hospital Oakland

Since affiliating with UCSF in 2014, Children’s Hospital Oakland has seen fewer patients, while UCSF’s children’s hospital in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, which opened in 2015, has seen its patient census consistently grow. On Dec. 1, NUHW members at the hospital joined with community and elected allies, to share their concerns that UCSF is […]

November 30th, 2021

November 2021 PULSE

In November, NUHW members held a one-day solidarity strike with Kaiser Permanente engineers; picketed West Anaheim Medical Center, won a contract fight at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, conducted a survey on racial justice and equity at Kaiser, and won back pay that Wellpath incorrectly withheld from them. Also, learn about NUHW member Ana Ortiz and […]

November 29th, 2021

Kaiser workers release Racial Justice and Equity Survey

Last year, NUHW members at Kaiser Permanente facilities across California founded the NUHW Racial Justice and Equity Committee. Now our member-led committee has released the report from its first comprehensive survey of NUHW members to gauge how systemic racism and marginalization within Kaiser impacts workers and patients. Read the report here.  More than 1,500 NUHW […]

November 29th, 2021

NUHW wins Telly awards for “Fight of Our Lives” video

​NUHW has been honored with two Telly awards for the “Fight of Our Lives” video that kicked off last year’s virtual Leadership Conference.  The Tellys, an international organization that honors “excellence in video and television across all screens,” created a new category this year to recognize videos made under pandemic working conditions. With social distancing […]