North American Health Care

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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 […]


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August 5th, 2011

200 more workers join NUHW, more victories at labor board

Brothers and Sisters: Today, the full labor board in Washington, D.C. rejected SEIU’s appeals and ordered the certification of our elections to join NUHW. I am proud to announce that nearly 200 workers at three North American nursing homes are the newest members of NUHW. In response to almost three years of SEIU’s frivolous legal charges attempting to […]


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March 26th, 2011

In The News: Cottonwood Healthcare nursing home breaks with SEIU

By Kathy Robertson The Sacramento Business Journal March 24, 2011 Workers at the Cottonwood Healthcare nursing home in Woodland voted this week to leave Service Employees International Union and join its two-year-old rival. The National Labor Relations Board completed the vote count Tuesday, with a final tally of 54 to 1 in favor of the National Union […]


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March 25th, 2011

Woodland Workers Vote by a 10 to 1 Margin to Leave SEIU and Join NUHW!

Following on the heels of a near-unanimous vote on Wednesday by workers at the Cottonwood nursing home to leave SEIU and join NUHW, employees of the Woodland nursing facility near Sacramento voted today to do the same by a vote of 40 for NUHW to 4 for SEIU. As with their co-workers at Cottonwood, a […]


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March 24th, 2011

Workers at Cottonwood Healthcare choose NUHW by vote of 54-1

Workers at Cottonwood Healthcare nursing home voted almost unanimously yesterday to leave SEIU and join NUHW. The National Labor Relations Board completed the vote count yesterday, with a final tally of 54 for NUHW to a single vote for SEIU. “We’re done with SEIU – finally,” said Eloise Reese-Burns, a Certified Nursing Assistant at Cottonwood […]