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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 […]

November 15th, 2015

Kaiser mental health strike averted

Clinicians reach tentative agreement with Kaiser on patient care standards, other issues OAKLAND — Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers have called off the strike scheduled to begin Monday, November 16. With former California State Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg acting as mediator, clinicians have reached a […]

October 13th, 2015

NUHW endorses Bernie Sanders for president of the United States

Thank you to the nearly two hundred elected rank-and-file leaders of NUHW for a successful 2015 Leadership Conference! (See the slideshow below.) Our theme this year was Raising Our Voices — taking our message and our issues to the people through the political process, through the media, and through union actions in our facilities and on […]

October 7th, 2015

Help save the NUHW-CNA affiliation

Top officials at the California Nurses Association are trying to dissolve the affiliation agreement that NUHW members overwhelmingly voted for in January 2013. Ninety-six percent of us voted to affiliate with CNA in an agreement that would maintain independence for each union but allow us to provide mutual support to one another to advance our […]

October 7th, 2015

Los Angeles Times story: “His 83-year-old wife jumped to her death from a Kaiser clinic — why?”

The Los Angeles Times published a story in September about the tragic suicide of Barbara Ragan, the Santa Rosa woman who committed suicide by jumping, Kaiser card in hand, from a Kaiser parking garage after being told she’d have to wait eight weeks for a therapy appointment for severe depression. The LA Times story has […]