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CARA and NUHW: Fighting together for health justice One issue that binds NUHW with its closest allies is our conviction that healthcare is a human right. So last...
Kaiser faces new behavioral health probe Citing mounting concerns from mental health advocates including NUHW members and a surge in patient complaints, California’s Department of Managed...
News of the Month — May 2022 Some of these stories may require a subscription.  Scientific American quoted NUHW member Jessica Dominguez, founder and lead clinician of...
Kaiser mental health workers strike in Hawaii NUHW-represented Psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and chemical dependency counselors held a three-day strike May 18-20 at clinics and medical...
Sutter Hospice San Mateo workers defeat anti-union effort, join NUHW Several dozen workers who provide home hospice care for Sutter Health in San Mateo have voted overwhelmingly to join NUHW....
Statement by the National Union of Healthcare Workers on draft Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V. Wade On May 2, a draft document was leaked to the public indicating that the U.S. Supreme Court may soon reverse...
NUHW’s helping drive California toward Medicare for All A commission created by Governor Gavin Newsom to study how California can transition to a single-payer Medicare for All healthcare...
News of the Month — April 2022 Some of these stories may require a subscription.  Becker’s Hospital Review quoted NUHW Northern California Providence Organizing Coordinator Tyler Kissinger...
Meet Valerie Thorp, a caregiver who goes the distance Valerie Thorp, an NUHW steward at Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of Santa Cruz, credits her athletic endeavors as a...
More Wellpath employees join NUHW Fifty-four caregivers at the Lerdo Pretrial Facility AES (Admission, Evaluation and Stabilization) Center in Bakersfield voted overwhelmingly in April to...
NUHW members successfully lobby lawmakers to hold Wellpath accountable Wellpath, a private equity-owned firm that provides healthcare services to correctional facilities across the country, makes more money when it...
NUHW and allies back new bill to increase fines on health plans that violate state law Over the last two years, NUHW has passed two landmark behavioral health bills, SB 855 and SB 221, which guarantee...