Los Alamitos 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 […]


December 21st, 2018

NUHW wins award for work in Orange County

NUHW was honored this month by Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development. OCCORD is one of Orange County’s leading progressive organizations. Its members participated in our labor actions this year that resulted in big raises for workers at West Anaheim Medical Center, Kindred Brea and Westminster hospitals, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Los Alamitos […]


June 29th, 2018

NUHW calls for migrant families to be immediately reunited

NUHW’s Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution Thursday, June 28 condemning President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policies and calling on his administration to immediately return migrant children to their parents. The resolution followed a statement signed by seven NUHW Executive vice presidents, who are also mental health clinicians, warning that the administration’s “zero-tolerance” approach risked causing […]


May 31st, 2018

Sodexo workers picket Los Alamitos Medical Center

Nearly 50 housekeepers at Los Alamitos Medical Center staged a one-day picket demanding that their employer Sodexo, an international subcontracting firm, dramatically increase wages, improve benefits and put an end to short staffing. The May 29 picket came just weeks after NUHW-represented Sodexo workers at nearby Fountain Valley Regional Hospital won a contract that provided […]


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January 22nd, 2018

Video: Sodexo–Tenet workers have to recycle cans to make ends meet

Full-time Sodexo workers at three Tenet Healthcare hospitals in Orange and Los Angeles counties have to recycle cans to make ends meet. Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Lakewood Regional Medical Center Lakewood Regional Medical Center subcontract workers to Sodexo, a multinational firm that pays barely above minimum wage. On February 1, Fountain Valley  workers […]