NUHW members and staffers attended the National Strategy Conference for the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Healthcare August 22-24 in Oakland. NUHW President Sal Rosselli, along with other Bay Area labor leaders, gave a welcoming address Friday evening. The conference brought together more than three hundred activists representing three groups who are working towards health justice […]
This story was originally published at BeyondChron.com. By Cal Winslow The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) thrives on the big splash. It is almost clocklike in the regularity with which it proclaims its latest plans to revolutionize labor relations and save the labor movement. So here we go again. Its most recent plan rises from […]
NUHW members keep the fight alive for Contra Costa County’s most vulnerable residents NUHW members joined with the California Nurses Association in a July 30 rally and march to save Doctors Medical Center, the safety net hospital in San Pablo that serves the poor and indigent population of western Contra Costa County. NUHW-CNA members are […]
Caregivers, patients, and community members rallied in front of Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo July 1 to call on the county to preserved the facility as a full-service hospital. West Contra Costa County residents need more than a stand-alone emergency room.
Last Saturday, October 12, 2013, two hundred NUHW-CNA rank-and-file and staff leaders gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville for our First Annual Leadership Conference, organized around the theme of “Standing Up for Patients and Workers.” The meeting opened with a welcoming letter from Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who is the elected official representing the East Bay Area […]