December 21st, 2015

NUHW Pulse – December 2015: The latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the December 2015 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter. Three Kaiser contracts settled, one more to go NUHW’s Northern and Southern California mental health clinicians ratified contracts, as did Southern California Health Care Professionals. Optical is next. Read more Contracts ratified at Kindred Bay Area, Sutter California Pacific Medical Center NUHW members at […]

December 18th, 2015

New Organizing: Novato Healthcare Center, Petaluma Valley Hospital, Alta Bates Summit

Workers at Novato Healthcare Center vote to join NUHW One hundred and sixty workers at Novato Healthcare Center, Marin County’s largest nursing home, voted in October to join NUHW. Among the issues that led workers to organize are understaffing that results in poor patient care and low wages that leave workers struggling to get by […]

October 8th, 2015

NUHW Pulse — October 2015: The latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the October 2015 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s  e-newsletter. Video: Portrait of an NUHW leader: Eloise Reese-Burns Eloise continues a family tradition of fighting for social justice. Read more   Help save the NUHW–CNA affiliation agreement Find out what you can do to ensure that NUHW and CNA maintain our partnership and […]

October 7th, 2015

Two upcoming union elections in Northern California

Novato Healthcare Center election next week Workers at Brius-owned Novato Healthcare Center, a Marin County nursing home, will have an opportunity to join NUHW next week. Novato workers began organizing for an election following a one-day strike by NUHW members at another Brius facility nearby, San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center. Brius has a very […]