Children’s Hospital Oakland

December 21st, 2016

NUHW ousts Corizon from Alameda County jails, wins contract with CFMG

NUHW-represented caregivers at Santa Rita Jail and Glenn Dyer Detention Facility ousted the nation’s largest for-profit correctional healthcare provider, Corizon Health, from Alameda County in its bid to continue providing healthcare services at the two county jails. On August 5, 2016, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors ended a three-decade relationship with Corizon by voting […]

December 21st, 2016

Nearly 2,000 workers joined NUHW in the past year

In 2016, we organized more than 1,800 workers in five facilities throughout California, winning nine elections in new and residual organizing campaigns.   St. Joseph – Queen of the Valley Medical Center: In November, 419 previously unrepresented service and technical workers at Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa voted by a 3-2 margin to […]

October 11th, 2016

An extraordinary year for NUHW

It’s been an extraordinary year for NUHW. Between October 2015 and October 2016, we settled twenty-three contracts — including nine first-time contracts — covering 8,600 members. We won 11 elections and added 1,500 new members to our union — a 17 percent increase. We won the long battle with Kaiser. And we show employers throughout California that we’re a […]

August 18th, 2016

Election victories: More than 1000 workers join NUHW

More than one thousand previously unrepresented workers voted to join NUHW in the last several months. Kindred Hospital Bay Area In May, more than 100 registered nurses and professional and service workers at Kindred Hospital Bay Area, a transitional care hospital located in San Leandro (Alameda County), voted 90 percent to join NUHW, more than […]

August 9th, 2016

Press release: 300 Children’s Hospital Oakland workers vote to join National Union of Healthcare Workers

  Business and administrative workers will join nearly 600 other NUHW-represented Children’s employees OAKLAND — More than three hundred office and administrative workers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland voted 87 percent August 3 to join nearly six hundred of their coworkers as members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers. Children’s workers organized to […]