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February 25th, 2021

Tenet CEO is big winner in latest acquisition

In 2018, Tenet CEO Ronald Rittenmeyer received $14.9 million in total compensation. This year — amid a pandemic and economic collapse — he stands to make even more. When Tenet announced this month it would pay $1.1 billion for 45 surgery centers, the company’s stock soared past $40 per share. That triggered a payout in […]


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February 25th, 2021

Tenet profits while workers struggle

A global pandemic hasn’t hurt Tenet Healthcare’s bottom line. In releasing its financial results for 2020, the healthcare conglomerate reported a $399 million net profit in 2020. If Tenet is so profitable, it makes you wonder why it accepted more than $850 million in direct federal stimulus payments along with $1.5 billion in Medicare Advance […]


January 12th, 2021

The fight of our lives: COVID-19 and communities of color

At our virtual Leadership Conference last September, leading scholars and activists joined us for a discussion about the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color and the racial disparities that exist in providing and accessing health care. The panelists delved into how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated these disparities and how we — as healthcare […]


January 12th, 2021

Strategies for healthcare worker organizing during COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NUHW created a COVID-19 Bill of Rights and NUHW Workplace Safety Policy Paper to codify the standards and policies healthcare providers should be following to protect employees and patients during a pandemic. Watch NUHW leaders discuss how they’re using these materials to educate elected officials and hold employers accountable, […]


December 14th, 2020

NUHW urges members to get Covid vaccine

Healthcare workers are first in line to get the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. But will some be hesitant to take it? This Week the National Union of Healthcare Workers is urging its members to get vaccinated and set an example for their communities  The union also calls on employers to first vaccinate those most exposed to […]