One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: California Labor’s Civil Wars Continue By CAL WINSLOW CounterPunch, Jan. 30, 2015 http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/01/30/california-labors-civil-wars-continue/ In the first big strike of the year, 3,500 California health care workers took to the picket line at Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest health care provider (HMO). Therapists, psychologists, optical workers, dieticians, social workers, psychiatric […]
The NUHW Constitution calls for election of officers every three years between January and March. The election will be conducted by mail ballot as outline in the documented linked below. Click here for NUHW’s notice of local union nominations and election of officers.
NUHW President Sal Rosselli and NUHW IBHS rank-and-file president Clement Papazian were interviewed for Labor Notes’ story on the logic of short strikes in the hospital industry. Click here to read the story.
NUHW members gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville on October 11 for our second annual Leadership Conference. It was a chance to look back at the union’s accomplishments over the past year and to look ahead to new challenges in the coming year. Videos and slideshow below. With two hundred NUHW members in […]
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 […]