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Humboldt County caregivers declare staffing crisis, fight layoffs Providence St. Joseph workers continued to shine a light on the hospital chain’s profit-driven mentality that has put patients at...
NUHW blows whistle on Providence St. Joseph charity care shortage NUHW is exposing Providence St. Joseph’s failure to honor its obligation to provide required charity care for low-income patients across...
NUHW workers win legal battle against Queen of the Valley In another victory for Queen of the Valley workers, the Napa hospital must immediately resume contract bargaining even as it...
Los Alamitos and Lakewood workers fault understaffing for high infection rates Blowing the whistle on chronic understaffing, infection control workers at Lakewood Regional Medical Center and Los Alamitos Medical Center are...
NUHW report triggers scathing audit of California nursing homes An audit report that stemmed from NUHW’s research into California’s largest nursing home operator blames lax state oversight for continued...
Op-ed: It’s time for Queen of the Valley to honor its workers’ right to unionize This op-ed by Napa County Democratic Central Committee Chairman G. Anthony Phillips was published April 3, 2018, in the Napa...
NUHW op-ed: Stop Trump from discriminating against patients on ‘moral grounds’ This op-ed originally appeared in the April 3, 2018, edition of the Mercury News. Caregivers must advocate for patients, not...
NUHW staffing arbitration victory highlighted in San Francisco Examiner This opinion piece originally ran in the San Francisco Examiner: A victory for caregivers and patients As a patient care...
NUHW members rally in support of Dreamers About 30 NUHW members participated in a Feb. 6 rally outside their Oakland hospital supporting undocumented immigrants brought to the...
News of the week: Jan. 24 – 31 Each week we share articles on subjects that are important to NUHW and its members. Here are several must-read stories...
NUHW endorses Mark Leno for San Francisco mayor; Jane Kim receives second-choice endorsement The National Union of Healthcare Workers  has endorsed former State Sen. Mark Leno as its first choice for Mayor of...
Picket shines light on USC’s unequal treatment of healthcare clinic workers More than 100 USC employees and their allies picketed outside university medical clinics Wednesday demanding a contract that ensures clinic...