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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 […]


October 24th, 2017

Gavin Newsom discusses NUHW, unions, and single-payer health care at 2018 Governor Candidate Debate

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom discussed NUHW as a model union and the importance of labor unions, and voice his support of a single-payer healthcare system at NUHW’s 2018 Governor Candidate Debate in Anaheim on October 22. Newsom on NUHW: Newsom on the importance of labor unions: Newsom on single-payer healthcare:


October 16th, 2017

NUHW launches campaign to lift poverty wages

NUHW members at the University of Southern California are fighting to raise wages for workers whose jobs are subcontracted to Sodexo. The campaign began with a video and a a series of infographics calling out USC President Max Nikias for using the multinational subcontracting firm to hold down workers’ wages and deny them the benefits […]


May 31st, 2017

NUHW members demand contract at Marin County nursing homes

Workers at two Marin County nursing homes paid their boss an unexpected visit Wednesday to present new contract proposals that include raises and increased staffing levels to improve patient care. Workers at San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center have been without a contract for three years. Novato Health Center workers are seeking their first contract after […]


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May 11th, 2017

Mental Health Awareness Month 2017

NUHW’s 3,000 Kaiser mental health clinicians are commemorating Mental Health Awareness Month with a social media campaign consisting of a video (above) and a series of memes for Facebook and Twitter.