May 28th, 2020

You can fill out the Census electronically

It’s critically important that everyone living in the U.S. completes the Census. And, this year, you don’t have to wait for the census to come in the mail; you can complete it online. Click here to fill out a census report. The census, which is taken every 10 years, affects the amount of funding your […]

May 27th, 2020

Members promote NUHW’s COVID-19 Healthcare Workers Bill of Rights

NUHW members have taken to social media to help promote our union’s COVID-19 Healthcare Workers Bill of Rights. Members throughout California have taken part in short videos to promote each of the ten items NUHW advocates for keeping workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and during future pandemics. Eight videos have been released and more […]

May 26th, 2020

NUHW members win raises and time to focus on health and safety concerns with new contracts

Over the past month, NUHW members at three hospitals settled one-year contracts, gaining wage increases and more time to focus on health and safety concerns during an unprecedented healthcare crisis. The contracts at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland include no takeaways and provide […]

May 26th, 2020

Stanislaus County Jail workers are latest Wellpath employees to join NUHW

Approximately 100 workers at Stanislaus County Jail, including registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, mental health therapists and clerks, have voted unanimously to join NUHW. The final tally, announced on May 27, was 81-to-0. These workers are employed by Wellpath, which provides medical and behavioral health care at more than 140 adult and juvenile correctional facilities […]

May 26th, 2020

NUHW Kaiser therapists help advance SB 855

When one of the most comprehensive mental health reform bills in recent years was facing a pivotal vote in Sacramento, NUHW members rallied to help the bill move one step closer toward passage. SB 855, sponsored by Senators Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco and Jim Beall, D-San Jose, would require insurers to cover all forms of […]