By Cal Winslow (Originally published by CounterPunch, BeyondChron, and ZNet.) California’s healthcare unions are being reorganized. Again! The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), still the country’s second biggest union at just under 2 million members, has announced the creation of a new local union: statewide Local 2015 with 280,000 members, now set to be the […]
Healthcare workers call on Attorney General, state regulators to issue injunction to block California Hospital Association’s whistleblower gag clause
Healthcare workers call on Attorney General, state regulators to issue injunction to block California Hospital Association’s whistleblower gag clause Secret agreement with state’s largest healthcare labor union bars caregivers from reporting patient-care violations to government agencies, media Previously unreleased “Code of Conduct” has far-reaching ramifications for California healthcare consumers EMERYVILLE — The National Union of […]
NUHW’s new Executive Board was sworn in March 14 following union-wide elections held in January. The Executive Board is the governing body of the union and is empowered to take all lawful action consistent with the NUHW Constitution and Bylaws. The board consists of a full-time president, full-time secretary–treasurer, one retiree vice president, and rank-and-file […]
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: California Labor’s Civil Wars Continue By CAL WINSLOW CounterPunch, Jan. 30, 2015 http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/01/30/california-labors-civil-wars-continue/ In the first big strike of the year, 3,500 California health care workers took to the picket line at Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest health care provider (HMO). Therapists, psychologists, optical workers, dieticians, social workers, psychiatric […]
The NUHW Constitution calls for election of officers every three years between January and March. The election will be conducted by mail ballot as outline in the documented linked below. Click here for NUHW’s notice of local union nominations and election of officers.