October 29th, 2018

NUHW USC Corporate Welfare

USC Trojans corporate welfare: Some USC hospital workers are paid so little that they are forced to rely on taxpayer support in the form of Medi-Cal and food stamps. Some even have to recycle cans to make ends meet. Now USC promises “4000 permanent jobs” at its proposed biotech park — but can we trust […]

September 28th, 2018

Caregivers protest Providence Tarzana’s low wages, cancelled shifts

Caregivers can’t provide for their families if their shifts are cancelled at the last minute, and the hospital can’t care for its patients if it doesn’t have enough caregivers on duty.

September 28th, 2018

Why I joined NUHW

NUHW members talk about what motivated them to form a union in their workplaces.

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January 22nd, 2018

Video: Sodexo–Tenet workers have to recycle cans to make ends meet

Full-time Sodexo workers at three Tenet Healthcare hospitals in Orange and Los Angeles counties have to recycle cans to make ends meet. Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Lakewood Regional Medical Center Lakewood Regional Medical Center subcontract workers to Sodexo, a multinational firm that pays barely above minimum wage. On February 1, Fountain Valley  workers […]

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November 17th, 2017

Video: How Brius nursing home tycoon Shlomo Rechnitz bilks seniors, taxpayers

Watch how billionaire nursing home tycoon Shlomo Rechnitz bilks seniors and taxpayers by shifting Medicare and Medi-Cal dollars from his Brius nursing homes to other companies he controls. Rechnitz operates more than 80 nursing homes in California. Brius’ patient care record prompted former California Attorney General Kamala Harris to call Rechnitz a “serial violator” of nursing home rules. LA’s […]