Santa Rita Jail / Glenn Dyer Detention Center (Corizon)

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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 […]


July 18th, 2016

California voters double-crossed by SEIU — for the second time

This op-ed by NUHW President Sal Rosselli originally appeared in the Sacramento Bee and the Huffington Post. California voters have been duped, defrauded, and double-crossed — twice — and now they’re being fed an outrageously disingenuous lie to cover it up and explain it away. Earlier this month, a judge blocked an attempt by Oakland-based […]


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May 2nd, 2016

NUHW Pulse, May 2016

Welcome to the May 2016 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter. Humboldt County caregivers win huge victory NUHW members at St. Joseph Health’s Humboldt County hospitals won wage increases of nearly thirty percent over three years. Read more Video: What Has Become of St. Joseph’s Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital? Once the hospital of choice […]


March 3rd, 2016

NUHW members raise $1000 for Darrell Steinberg campaign for mayor of Sacramento

NUHW members raised more than $1000 for Darrell Steinberg’s campaign for mayor of Sacramento at an event held February 20. Steinberg, the former President pro Tem of the state Senate, is one of California’s strongest public advocates for better mental healthcare and has a long history of championing policy issues affecting behavioral health at the […]


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January 8th, 2016

Corizon under fire for mass layoffs at Alameda County’s jails

Corizon, the notorious for-profit corporation that provides healthcare services to inmates at Alameda County’s jails, is under fire abruptly laying off 49 licensed vocational nurses — with no one to replace them. According to the LVNs and RNs still working, the mass layoffs have led to chaos in the two facilities, Dublin’s Santa Rita Jail and […]