March 1st, 2019

NUHW Pulse – February 2019

Welcome to the February 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW members won raises for Certified Nursing Assistants at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, convened a Town Hall on the state of health care in Humboldt County, fought back against contractually-prohibited subcontracting at Providence Tarzana Medical Center and confronted a top Kaiser Permanente […]

February 22nd, 2019

News of the Month — February 2018

A record number of US workers went on strike or stopped working in 2018 because of labor disputes with employers, according to new data released Tuesday by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Vox reported that a total of 485,000 employees were involved in major work stoppages last year — the highest number since 1986, […]

February 11th, 2019

Kaiser members revamp website, reach out to patients

On the heels of the largest mental health strike in U.S. history, we are revamping our website to highlight the plight of Kaiser members who suffered when they or their loved ones could not get the mental health therapy they needed. Here is a portion of what Shirlee Zane, a Sonoma County Supervisor, wrote […]

February 4th, 2019

Marin General workers strike to preserve health care benefits and hospital’s ability to keep top quality caregivers

For years, Marin General Hospital has offered good health benefits to attract top quality caregivers and compensate them for not offering top-of-the-line salaries. But as contract negotiations appeared to be winding down on a new contract for NUHW-represented imaging technologists last year, management suddenly issued a new demand: the caregivers would either have to pay […]

January 31st, 2019

NUHW Pulse – January 2019

Welcome to the January 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW members launched a coordinated campaign to win good contracts and improve care at Providence St. Joseph hospitals, staged a rally protesting layoffs at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka, marched in solidarity with Los Angeles teachers, helped Kaiser patients who shared their stories […]