July 9th, 2021

Keck Hospital bargaining update (July 9)

NUHW Brothers and Sisters: WE HAVE A TENTATIVE AGREEMENT!!! The Bargaining Team is proud to share the fantastic news. After 4 months of negotiations for the Hospitals and Clinics and nearly 2 years(!) for the Call Center culminating in an overwhelming 5 day strike authorization vote, we have concluded our negotiations and reached a complete […]

July 2nd, 2021

Keck Hospital bargaining update (July 2)

Fellow NUHW members, We had another session today. It was scheduled to last 4 hours due to July 4th weekend. The employer countered on the Keck / Norris article 13 (compensation) and presented a new wage scale. The committee will review and respond at our next session — where we plan on making significant progress. […]

June 29th, 2021

Keck Hospital bargaining update (June 29, 2021)

We had a late night of bargaining, and just concluded for the night.  We have reached conceptual agreement on two articles in the clinics and two more in the call center. The employer made some more movement on compensation and the attendance policy, but both still need work. The committee is working hard to ensure […]

June 24th, 2021

Keck Hospital bargaining update (June 24, 2021)

Things are progressing rapidly at the table. The committee started meeting today at 8am and just adjourned. We issued our comprehensive proposals on all the outstanding articles in all three bargaining units—Ambulatory Clinics, the Alhambra Call Center and Keck and Norris Hospitals. These proposals covered compensation, time off, holidays, subcontracting, vacation scheduling, parking, management rights, […]

June 22nd, 2021

Keck Hospital bargaining update (June 15, 2021)

Today was our third bargaining session with the Employer with all three bargaining units (Keck / Norris, Ambulatory Clinics, and the Call Center) together at one table.  Keck gave us comprehensive counter proposals on wages, time off, benefits and holidays for all groups.  The company has responded to our unity and perseverance by coming closer […]