November 16th, 2020

Statement by NUHW president Sal Rosselli on urgent need for White House to address PPE shortages

For immediate release – November 17, 2020 Statement by Sal Rosselli, President of the National Union of Healthcare Workers, on Urgent need for White House to invoke Defense Production Act to address severe PPE shortages. If Trump won’t, Biden must on January 20. “We cannot properly serve our patients unless we are adequately supplied.” With COVID-19 infections […]

September 26th, 2020

Press release: Governor signs NUHW-backed mental health bill

Statement by Sal Rosselli, National Union of Healthcare Workers President, on Governor Newsom signing SB 855 into law The following statement is from Sal Rosselli, president of the National Union of Health Care Workers (NUHW), which represents nearly 5,000 mental health clinicians in California. SB 855 is a major breakthrough for expanding access to mental health care and […]

July 14th, 2020

Nearly 800 workers at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital to strike for five days starting July 20

UPDATE: We’ve received several letters of support from local politicians that Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital needs to treat its workers better. In retaliation, the highly-profitable hospital has declared it will reduce proposed wage increases in addition to cutting benefits and doubling the cost of employee healthcare For too long, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital has been […]

July 1st, 2020

Press Release: Caregivers to address unsafe conditions as COVID-19 cases surge inside Orange County’s largest for-profit hospital

Media Advisory — Fountain Valley Lax infection-control protocols at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital have contributed to several workers recently testing positive for COVID-19 or being hospitalized FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. — Caregivers at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital will be available to talk to reporters Thursday morning about unsafe conditions at Tenet Healthcare’s Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. […]

April 21st, 2020

Covid-19 Healthcare Workers Bill of Rights outlines reforms to protect caregivers

California’s healthcare workers are meeting the challenge of caring for patients with COVID-19, but many of their employers are failing to keep workers safe during the pandemic. As of Monday, 3,584 healthcare workers had tested positive for the coronavirus — accounting for nearly 12 percent of all cases in California, according to the California Department […]