Los Alamitos Medical Center

December 18th, 2015

NUHW members at Alameda County jails win $350,000 settlement over missed meal periods

In October, healthcare workers at Alameda County’s jails — Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and the Glenn E. Dyer Detention Facility in Oakland — overwhelmingly ratified a settlement that stewards negotiated with Corizon, the for-profit subcontractor responsible for providing healthcare to inmates at the two facilities. The $350,000 settlement compensates 130 workers for missed or […]

December 18th, 2015

A message from the NUHW Retirees Committee

By Melinda Ginne In the fall of 2015 a group of NUHW retirees came together to form a retirees group. We are a voluntary email listserv that is maintained and moderated by NUHW retirees so that we can connect with each other and share information. This group is for all NUHW workers throughout California, regardless […]

December 18th, 2015

Labor Board certifies NUHW election victory at Seton Medical Center, Seton Coastside

On November 2, in a clear demonstration of the inefficient, anti-worker procedural policies of the National Labor Relations Board and the cynicism and corruption of the Service Employees International Union, healthcare workers at Seton Medical Center in Daly City and Seton Coastside in Moss Beach finally received certification of their union election — 19 months […]

December 18th, 2015

Around the Union, December 2015: News and views from throughout NUHW

Keck–USC caregivers overwhelmingly reject hospital’s contract proposal, authorize strike On December 11 Friday, December 11, hundreds of workers at Keck Medical Center of USC, represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW), voted overwhelmingly to reject the University’s “last, best, and final” offer in contract negotiations that have dragged on since the contract expired […]

December 18th, 2015

NUHW endorses Bernie Sanders for president in 2016 election

Nearly 200 elected rank-and-file leaders representing 11,000 members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers voted 72% to endorse Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary at the union’s annual Leadership Conference, convened October 10 in Pasadena, Calif. NUHW members responded to Senator Sanders’ message of reversing economic inequalities; support for a […]