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June 12th, 2014

NUHW calls on Justice Department to investigate Kaiser Permanente’s long wait times, paper wait lists, and falsified appointment records

NUHW calls on Justice Department to investigate Kaiser Permanente’s long wait times, paper wait lists, and falsified appointment records Delays in care continue despite $4 million fine by state regulatory agency Lawsuits demonstrate link between suicides, lengthy delays for patients seeking mental health care treatment EMERYVILLE, CALIF. — The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) sent a letter to […]


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February 5th, 2014

Welcome to NUHW’s new website

NUHW is proud to introduce its new website, NUHW.org. It’s an appropriate time for an upgrade — we celebrated our fifth anniversary last week and we’ve entered a new era in our history. We have firmly established our Union and we are now on secure financial footing. Our new website reflects that growth. It shows where […]


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October 15th, 2013

Our First Leadership Conference was a Resounding Success!

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 […]


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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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May 6th, 2010

Lakewood Sodexo workers join NUHW

Dietary and EVS workers at Lakewood Regional Medical Center voted overwhelmingly to change their union from SEIU-SWU to NUHW. After delaying workers’ election for an entire year, SEIU got only one vote. The combined total votes from the two elections was 23 NUHW, 14 No Union, and 1 SEIU.