October 30th, 2018

NUHW members volunteering to elect pro-worker candidates

NUHW members have been working hard to elect candidates who will stand up for workers. As of Friday, members have completed hundreds of volunteer shifts across California. Our members have been volunteering for local candidates in their communities, including Josh Harder, who’s running for Congress in the Central Valley, Gil Cisneros, who’s running for Congress […]

October 30th, 2018

NUHW members win contracts across California

Over the past month, NUHW members have ratified new contracts that will significantly improve wages at several healthcare facilities including Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Kindred Brea and The Sequoias Portola Valley. At Providence Tarzana, we won a four-year contract with raises ranging from 9.3 percent to 16.99 percent. The contract also includes our first wage […]

October 29th, 2018

News of the Month — October

An all-Republican panel of President Trump’s National Labor Relation Board issued a far-reaching ruling that could make it harder for unions to stage pickets when their members are employed by subcontracting firms, In These Times reports. The panel ruled that janitors in San Francisco violated the law when they picketed in front of their workplace […]

October 5th, 2018

Keck workers picket amid contract fight

About 400 NUHW members picketed outside Keck Hospital of USC October 3, to demand not only a fair contract for themselves, but a fair deal for more than 80 cafeteria workers whose jobs have been outsourced to Sodexo, a French conglomerate that pays pennies above the minimum wage. “You have such a prestigious university that […]

September 27th, 2018

Kaiser professionals fighting for better patient care

Kaiser Permanente is making little effort to settle a contract with more than 4,000 of its caregivers. The contract for these union-represented healthcare professionals expires September 30, yet during three months and 28 bargaining sessions, Kaiser has not offered a meaningful response to its employees’ concerns regarding staffing, patient access to appointments, or work-life balance, […]