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April 18th, 2021

Local clergy demonstrate support for workers at Tenet Hospitals

  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 their workers over the past year with contracts that provide livable […]


March 23rd, 2021

“There’s Just Not Enough Staff”

Tenet Healthcare’s largest hospital in Orange County, California wasn’t ready for COVID-19, and was even less prepared for the surge that tore through Southern California in December and January. On this episode of Capital & Main’s Pandemic Nation podcast, Christina Rodriguez, a respiratory therapist, detailed the struggle caregivers faced as the hospital filled with COVID-19 […]


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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 […]


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September 28th, 2020

NUHW members blow the whistle on Fountain Valley Regional Hospital

In response to a complaint filed by NUHW, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) investigated Tenet Healthcare’s Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and released a 33-page report that validates the concerns expressed by workers that “systemic” infection control violations at the hospital have placed both caregivers and patients at increased risk for contracting COVID-19. “We […]