Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center

October 22nd, 2020

Housekeepers and dietary workers demand fair treatment from Tenet Healthcare hospitals

In a powerful show of solidarity, NUHW-represented housekeeping and dietary workers recently delivered a petition to the chief executives of three Tenet Healthcare hospitals, calling on the Fortune 500 company to bring their jobs in-house. Despite having $2.2 billion in cash reserves, Tenet subcontracts out housekeeping and dietary work to the firm Compass, which pays […]


July 1st, 2020

Press Release: Caregivers to address unsafe conditions as COVID-19 cases surge inside Orange County’s largest for-profit hospital

Media Advisory — Fountain Valley Lax infection-control protocols at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital have contributed to several workers recently testing positive for COVID-19 or being hospitalized FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. — Caregivers at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital will be available to talk to reporters Thursday morning about unsafe conditions at Tenet Healthcare’s Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. […]


May 26th, 2020

NUHW members win raises and time to focus on health and safety concerns with new contracts

Over the past month, NUHW members at three hospitals settled one-year contracts, gaining wage increases and more time to focus on health and safety concerns during an unprecedented healthcare crisis. The contracts at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland include no takeaways and provide […]


June 25th, 2019

NUHW Members Confront Fountain Valley CEO

NUHW members at Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center are gearing up to bargain their new contract. Over the last several weeks, members have been completing the bargaining survey, learning about the bargaining process, and meeting to identify their share priorities and concerns. Perhaps management is getting nervous — on May 29, FVRMC CEO Ken McFarland […]


March 1st, 2019

Alert stewards help Fountain Valley workers win better wages

Last May, shop stewards at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital discovered that dozens “nursing assistants” were being required to submit a “certification” to prove that they were actually “certified nursing assistants”, which in their contract requires a higher rate of pay. We filed a grievance on behalf of the nursing assistants, and, after a 10-hour mediation […]