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July 3rd, 2017

NUHW Pulse – June/July 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the June/July 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! NUHW celebrates National Nursing Assistants Week We talked to Ebony Guifarro of Mission Neighborhood Health Center in San Francisco and Victor Martinez of Fountain Valley Regional Hospital in Orange County about their work as caregivers and union leaders. Read more Op-ed: Good pay is the […]


June 23rd, 2017

Sodexo workers demand equal pay

Dozens of workers, represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers, demonstrated outside Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and the University of Southern California’s Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center this week to protest poverty wages paid by Sodexo, the hospitals’ subcontractor. Both Fountain Valley and USC Norris subcontract key divisions to Sodexo, a Fortune Global 500 firm that […]


June 22nd, 2017

July 2017 – Around the union

Read below for the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories, visits to legislators, settlements, and bargaining updates. Workers at the University of Southern California’s Center for Advanced Lung Disease and Cystic Fibrosis voted unanimously June 14 to join NUHW. Nearly 100 workers at various USC clinics have voted to join NUHW in the […]


May 15th, 2017

NUHW Pulse – May 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the May 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! Fountain Valley workers ratify strong first contract Following a successful informational picket, nearly 600 NUHW members won a strong first contract that improves health benefits, expands job security, and provides annual wage increases. Read more USC Norris Cancer Hospital members settle first contractService and […]


May 11th, 2017

USC Norris Cancer Hospital workers unanimously ratify contract

Service and technical workers, represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers, unanimously ratified their first contract Wednesday with the University of Southern California’s Norris Cancer Hospital. The one-year agreement includes wage scales with average raises ranging from 3 to 9 percent, with some up to 16 percent, bringing them in line with NUHW-represented workers […]