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September 10th, 2013

NUHW Sues California’s “Obamacare” Exchange to Protect Patients from Kaiser Permanente’s Substandard Care

Sacramento—Today, the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) and five other plaintiffs filed suit in the Superior Court of Sacramento, California to block Kaiser Permanente from participating in California’s Health Benefit Exchange due to its substandard care that violates the Exchange’s rules. In June, the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) fined Kaiser $4 […]


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September 10th, 2013

NUHW Sues California’s Healthcare Exchange to Protect Patients

Last week I joined with the National Union of Healthcare Workers and four other healthcare workers in filing suit in the Sacramento County Superior Court against the California Health Benefits Exchange because they approved of the inclusion of Kaiser Permanente as an option for people to choose when the “Obamacare” Exchange goes into effect later […]


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September 2nd, 2013

To All NUHW Members and Supporters

We want to take this opportunity to extend our greetings to you on this Labor Day weekend. This is our 5th Labor Day since our members decided to take back their union and create a truly democratic and member-led organization! We’ve already made history and so much more is yet to come. Your efforts and […]


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April 26th, 2012

The only thing guaranteed about SEIU’s IT deal is…a weak contract

 

Once again, SEIU is trying to fool us into believing their giveaways to Kaiser are actually victories for workers.

SEIU’s latest lie is that they reached a tentative agreement for a contract with no takeaways for IT workers. After weeks of hiding it, SEIU finally disclosed the actual tentative agreement. (With helpful annotations in red from NUHW.)

And here’s the truth: the IT agreement is full of concessions and is just another SEIU sell-out to Kaiser. Here are some facts every Kaiser worker should know about SEIU’s IT deal:  


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March 12th, 2012

Congratulations to NUHW’s new Executive Board

NUHW Executive Board joined by Gary Allen, General Vice President, IAMNUHW Board Members Sal Rosselli, PresidentJohn Borsos, Secretary-Treasurer Vice Presidents LaNeta Fitzhugh, Kaiser LAMCMichael Beshears, Kaiser LAMCDanilo Mendoza, Kaiser LAMCEloise Reese-Burns, CottonwoodHelen York-Jones, Sutter CPMCPorfirio Quintano, Sutter CPMCRodney Dyson, Doctors Medical Center San PabloTurusew Gedebu-Wilson, Kaiser HCPMaria Padilla-Castro, Kaiser IBHSClem Papazian, Kaiser IBHSSpencer Gross, Kaiser […]