Santa Rita Jail / Glenn Dyer Detention Center (Corizon)

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 […]

May 26th, 2020

Stanislaus County Jail workers are latest Wellpath employees to join NUHW

Approximately 100 workers at Stanislaus County Jail, including registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, mental health therapists and clerks, have voted unanimously to join NUHW. The final tally, announced on May 27, was 81-to-0. These workers are employed by Wellpath, which provides medical and behavioral health care at more than 140 adult and juvenile correctional facilities […]

May 30th, 2019

NUHW members settle contracts for caregivers at Alameda County detention facilities and technicians at Marin General Hospital

Caregivers at Santa Rita Jail negotiated a four-year contract through April 30, 2023 with across-the-board 3.75 percent annual raises each year. The contract for about 150 nurses, medical assistants, occupational therapists, and other caregivers also provides for a new step on the wage scale for workers on their 30th anniversary, more paid-time-off for workers after […]

June 29th, 2018

NUHW calls for migrant families to be immediately reunited

NUHW’s Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution Thursday, June 28 condemning President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policies and calling on his administration to immediately return migrant children to their parents. The resolution followed a statement signed by seven NUHW Executive vice presidents, who are also mental health clinicians, warning that the administration’s “zero-tolerance” approach risked causing […]

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: