July 14th, 2020

Nearly 800 workers at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital to strike for five days starting July 20

UPDATE: We’ve received several letters of support from local politicians that Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital needs to treat its workers better. In retaliation, the highly-profitable hospital has declared it will reduce proposed wage increases in addition to cutting benefits and doubling the cost of employee healthcare For too long, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital has been […]

July 1st, 2020

Press Release: Caregivers to address unsafe conditions as COVID-19 cases surge inside Orange County’s largest for-profit hospital

Media Advisory — Fountain Valley Lax infection-control protocols at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital have contributed to several workers recently testing positive for COVID-19 or being hospitalized FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. — Caregivers at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital will be available to talk to reporters Thursday morning about unsafe conditions at Tenet Healthcare’s Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. […]

June 26th, 2020

“Elizabeth’s Story” video wins 3 awards for online advocacy

When 4,000 Kaiser mental health clinicians and healthcare professionals went on strike throughout California in December of 2018, David and Seong Brown joined them on the picket line in San Francisco. Just months earlier, their daughter Elizebeth Brown had died by suicide, and they didn’t want other parents to face the same struggles getting care […]

June 24th, 2020

June 2020 PULSE

In June, NUHW members held firm in rejecting an illegal gag order sought by Kaiser, held an informational picket at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, stood up to anti-mask zealots in Orange County, and demanded COVID-19 testing for potentially exposed colleagues at Queen of the Valley. Check out the stories below, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, […]

June 24th, 2020

News of the Month — June 2020

NUHW was one of only three unions listed by Fox Business News under the title, “What are the Top Healthcare Unions.” NUHW Vice President Ken Rogers was quoted in this story by Capital & Mainand interviewed in this podcast about the pandemic’s impact on mental health care. Throughout American history, Black people have endured a […]