Children’s Hospital Oakland

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October 17th, 2014

The Ebola Crisis: resources for healthcare workers

In light of the potential threat posed to our nation’s healthcare workers by the Ebola virus, NUHW has sent information requests to employers, demanding to know the policies and procedures they have in place, and the safety precautions and training they are providing for their employees. The situation calls for a comprehensive response; all healthcare […]


September 23rd, 2014

Report on the National Strategy Conference for the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Healthcare

NUHW members and staffers attended the National Strategy Conference for the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Healthcare August 22-24 in Oakland. NUHW President Sal Rosselli, along with other Bay Area labor leaders, gave a welcoming address Friday evening. The conference brought together more than three hundred activists representing three groups who are working towards health justice […]


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August 12th, 2014

SEIU and the California Hospital Association: How NOT to save the labor movement

This story was originally published at BeyondChron.com. By Cal Winslow The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) thrives on the big splash. It is almost clocklike in the regularity with which it proclaims its latest plans to revolutionize labor relations and save the labor movement. So here we go again. Its most recent plan rises from […]


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August 8th, 2014

News and views from NUHW: August 2014

NUHW members keep the fight alive for Contra Costa County’s most vulnerable residents NUHW members joined with the California Nurses Association in a July 30 rally and march to save Doctors Medical Center, the safety net hospital in San Pablo that serves the poor and indigent population of western Contra Costa County. NUHW-CNA members are […]


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July 14th, 2014

July newsletter: Union News & Views for Children’s Hospital Oakland

Building the union at Children’s Hospital Now that we have ratified our contract and our new contract booklet is being distributed, it is time to focus on building the union at the hospital. The union works best when the members are engaged and participating in enforcing the contract and improving day-to-day working conditions. To that […]