November 30th, 2018

USC workers win contracts, bring Sodexo colleagues in-house

Nearly 1,100 University of Southern California employees at Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center voted overwhelmingly to approve a new three-year contract. The agreement not only makes USC one of the region’s highest-paying hospital systems, but it guarantees that more than 80 cafeteria workers whose jobs had been outsourced to Sodexo, a French conglomerate that […]

November 30th, 2018

Solidarity helps save benefits for 21 Children’s Hospital workers

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland already didn’t have enough EVS workers on the job to keep the hospital clean when management announced a rebid that would only make the problem worse. Under the proposed rebid, not only would there be even fewer EVS workers working their shifts, but the reductions would have resulted in 21 […]

November 29th, 2018

Press release: Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Clinicians in California Announce 5-day Strike to begin Dec. 10

Four Thousand Caregivers to Protest over the Quality of Mental Health Care. Strike will Affect more than 100 Kaiser Clinics and Medical Facilities Emeryville – The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) filed notice with state authorities today that mental health clinicians represented by the union will hold a strike at Kaiser Permanente facilities across California Dec. […]

November 20th, 2018

Kaiser mental health clinicians authorize 5-day statewide strike

Approximately 4,000 caregivers are prepared to strike more than 100 Kaiser clinics and medical facilities across California to settle a contract that improves access to mental health care. Seven years after exposing Kaiser Permanente’s failure to provide timely access to mental health care in violation of state law, Kaiser mental health clinicians are preparing to hold […]

October 30th, 2018

West Anaheim workers win 16 to 49 percent raises

For years, Prime Healthcare underpaid workers at West Anaheim Medical Center, while milking millions of dollars in profit. But that changed last year when more than 100 nurses and medical technicians joined NUHW and started fighting for a fair contract. After staging a picket and a one-day strike and authorizing a five-day strike, those workers […]