December 2nd, 2020

Daily Pilot: NUHW members reflect on hard-fought COVID-19 testing victory

NUHW members have played an important part in securing weekly COVID-19 testing for hospital workers in California. At Fountain Valley Regional Hospital where Armando Rodriguez, a radiology technician, died of COVID-19 earlier this month, workers held three rallies calling for stronger COVID-19 protections, including regular testing for themselves and mandatory testing for their patients upon […]

December 1st, 2020

LA Times: Weekly COVID testing for hospital workers to have major impact

California’s new COVID-19 testing requirements will have a major impact on hundreds of thousands of healthcare workers. The Los Angeles Times covers the impact this will have on workers at acute-care hospitals throughout the state: “It’s a huge victory that will save lives,” said Sal Rosselli, president of the National Union of Healthcare Workers, which […]

December 1st, 2020

Politico: State’s NUHW-backed Covid testing mandate draws hospital industry’s ire

NUHW members have won our fight for comprehensive COVID-19 testing requirements covering acute care hospitals. Politico published a story about the California Department of Public Health’s first-in-the-nation regulations mandating weekly COVID-19 testing for acute care hospital workers — and the hospital industry’s resistance to the new requirements. Carmela Coyle, executive director of the California Hospital […]

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 […]