May 7th, 2021

Tenet workers protest as corporation celebrates big pandemic profits

On May 6, Tenet Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest for-profit hospital chains, hosted its annual shareholders meeting touting its soaring stock price and healthy operating profit during the pandemic Several hours later, more than 150 NUHW members from three Tenet hospitals, along with nearly two-dozen community allies, gathered outside Tenet’s largest medical center in […]

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April 30th, 2021

APRIL 2021 PULSE

In April, NUHW members received an award from North Bay Jobs with Justice, participated in two panel discussions, picketed against proposed layoffs at Napa’s Queen of the Valley Medical Center, strengthened relationships with allied clergy in Southern California, settled two contracts with Kindred, demanded full implementation of recent contracts with Seton hospitals, and mourned the […]

April 27th, 2021

Local clergy demonstrate support for Tenet workers

NUHW members at Tenet Healthcare hospitals in Southern California received strong support from local clergy for the launch of their “Don’t Call Me a Hero” campaign. The campaign is focused on making Tenet, a Fortune 500 company, honor the sacrifices and dedication of its workers over the past year with contracts that provide livable wages, […]

April 27th, 2021

North Bay Jobs with Justice honors NUHW

NUHW members who fought to win fair contracts and protect their health during the pandemic were awarded the prestigious Workers Rising Award from North Bay Jobs with Justice. Here is what the organization wrote about NUHW members: “When their employer insisted on cutting health and sick leave benefits during a pandemic, nearly 750 NUHW members […]

April 27th, 2021

News of the Month — April 2021

Note: Some of these stories may require a subscription.  No one has endured the past year unscathed, but America’s health-care workers have witnessed the worst of it while trying to keep the rest of us healthy and safe. They’ve fought for PPE, and with patients and visitors who refuse to wear masks. They’ve watched their […]