June 22nd, 2017

July 2017 – Around the union

Read below for the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories, visits to legislators, settlements, and bargaining updates. Workers at the University of Southern California’s Center for Advanced Lung Disease and Cystic Fibrosis voted unanimously June 14 to join NUHW. Nearly 100 workers at various USC clinics have voted to join NUHW in the […]


June 13th, 2017

NUHW in the News: Labor Radio covers Novato victory

Labor Radio produced a segment Monday, June 12, on NUHW beating California’s largest nursing home operator in court and winning the right for five caregivers to get their jobs back with backpay. The company, Brius, Inc., had fired the workers two days before a scheduled vote to unionize. Four of the illegally fired workers were […]


May 31st, 2017

NUHW members demand contract at Marin County nursing homes

Workers at two Marin County nursing homes paid their boss an unexpected visit Wednesday to present new contract proposals that include raises and increased staffing levels to improve patient care. Workers at San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center have been without a contract for three years. Novato Health Center workers are seeking their first contract after […]


May 15th, 2017

NUHW Pulse – May 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the May 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! Fountain Valley workers ratify strong first contract Following a successful informational picket, nearly 600 NUHW members won a strong first contract that improves health benefits, expands job security, and provides annual wage increases. Read more USC Norris Cancer Hospital members settle first contractService and […]


April 26th, 2017

NUHW wins legal case against California’s largest nursing home operator

California’s largest nursing home operator must rehire and provide tens of thousands of dollars in back pay to five employees it illegally fired from its Novato, Calif. facility just two days before a 2015 vote to unionize. Judge Amita Baman Tracy ruled Friday that Novato Healthcare Center violated federal labor law when it “discriminatorily suspended […]