April 12th, 2021

NUHW family mourns the loss of kindhearted leader

Our union recently lost a great leader, who was beloved and respected by his colleagues at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco. Hugh Lucas used to set up shop in the cafeteria and talk to his colleagues about how to address their concerns and settle any grievances, recalled his former coworker Catalino Calonsag. […]

March 10th, 2021

Seton workers picket against layoffs, chronic understaffing

One year after they rallied to save their hospitals from imminent closure as the pandemic was taking hold, caregivers at Seton Medical Center and Seton Coastside picketed on March 10, demanding that the hospital’s new owner rescind layoff notices and address severe understaffing on several units. “There are nights when we only have two nursing […]

October 22nd, 2020

Housekeepers and dietary workers demand fair treatment from Tenet Healthcare hospitals

In a powerful show of solidarity, NUHW-represented housekeeping and dietary workers recently delivered a petition to the chief executives of three Tenet Healthcare hospitals, calling on the Fortune 500 company to bring their jobs in-house. Despite having $2.2 billion in cash reserves, Tenet subcontracts out housekeeping and dietary work to the firm Compass, which pays […]

July 27th, 2020

Workers at Sonoma Jail vote to join NUHW

Approximately 70 workers at Sonoma County Jail, including nurses, nursing assistants, mental health professionals, and clerks, voted overwhelmingly to join NUHW.  The election in Sonoma County followed a unanimous vote in May by nearly 100 Stanislaus County Jail healthcare workers to join NUHW. Healthcare workers at both jails are employed by Wellpath, one of the […]

July 1st, 2020

Press Release: Caregivers to address unsafe conditions as COVID-19 cases surge inside Orange County’s largest for-profit hospital

Media Advisory — Fountain Valley Lax infection-control protocols at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital have contributed to several workers recently testing positive for COVID-19 or being hospitalized FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. — Caregivers at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital will be available to talk to reporters Thursday morning about unsafe conditions at Tenet Healthcare’s Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. […]