February 10th, 2020

Caregivers to picket USC hospitals Tuesday over illegal sick leave policy that puts patients at risk

Caregivers at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center will hold an informational picket on Tuesday, Feb. 11 to protest USC’s illegal policy changes that will make it harder for more than 2,600 hospital employees to take sick leave for themselves or care for sick children, spouses or parents. WHO: Caregivers including […]

November 27th, 2019

Commentary: Say no to the attempted recall of Supervisor Fewer

  This op-ed was originally published in the San Francisco Examiner. By Sal Rosselli As Supervisor Sandra Fewer faces a needlessly divisive and completely wasteful recall effort, she can count on vigorous support from the 15,000 members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers. Our members endorsed Fewer three years ago, and she has proven […]

October 21st, 2019

Kaiser therapists take to the streets to protest HMO’s failure to provide mental health services

Kaiser Permanente psychologists, therapists, and social workers took to the streets Saturday, October 19 to protest Kaiser’s chronic failure to provide its patients with timely access to mental health care. The mental health clinicians, along with patients and community allies, gathered at Kaiser’s corporate headquarters in Oakland before marching down Grand Avenue to the eastern […]

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October 1st, 2019

Alameda County Supervisors declare solidarity with Kaiser Permanente clinicians fighting for mental health parity

  The Alameda County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday declaring its “strong support” for establishing “full parity for mental health patients and clinicians at Kaiser Permanente.” The resolution, which also expresses solidarity with Kaiser clinicians “in their fight to settle a fair contract,” was passed two weeks after Kaiser withdrew a proposed […]

September 27th, 2019

NUHW members endorse Warren, Sanders for president

After NUHW members across California and Hawaii cast their ballots for our union’s presidential endorsement, NUHW Executive Board members chose to endorse the top two vote-getters: Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. With members able to vote for up to three candidates, Warren appeared on 61 percent of ballots cast by NUHW members and Sanders […]