August 23rd, 2017

Marin County caregivers strike to defend First Amendment rights

Employees of the largest nursing home operator in California manned picket lines in Marin County Tuesday after Brius Healthcare refused to finalize contracts for the caregivers unless they took down their watchdog website: BriusWatch.org. Dozens of workers formed picket lines and chanted outside the San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center and the Novato Health Center. […]


August 21st, 2017

August 22: Caregivers strike to defend First Amendment rights against nursing home conglomerate

Dozens of Bay Area nursing home workers will stage a one-day strike Tuesday, August 22, after Brius Healthcare illegally refused to finalize new contracts unless they take down their union’s watchdog website: BriusWatch.org. The website, which is regularly viewed by state and federal law enforcement officials, produces original reporting and archives disciplinary and legal actions against Brius, the largest […]


August 17th, 2017

Trump lacks moral authority to lead the nation

This op-ed was originally published in the Huff Post.  By Sal Rosselli Racism is on the rise and white supremacists are on the march. And it is all being excused, justified, and normalized by a president who has proven himself, time and again, either unable or unwilling to distinguish between truth and lies, fact and […]


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 30th, 2017

NUHW in the News: Brius blames NUHW for state audit

The state’s largest nursing home operator is blaming NUHW in part for an upcoming state audit of its dealings with firms controlled by its CEO Shlomo Rechnitz. California’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee on Wednesday approved the audit Wednesday at the request of State Sen. Mike McGuire and Assemblymember Jim Wood. Both legislators represent Humboldt County, […]