January 10th, 2020

Workers fighting back against illegal Providence St. Joseph lockout

The Eureka Times-Standard reported Wednesday, Jan. 8 about NUHW workers holding Providence St. Joseph Health accountable for illegally locking out its caregivers in retaliation for holding a one-day strike. Caregivers went on strike Nov. 20 at Providence hospitals in Eureka, Fontuna, Petaluma and Napa to demand a fair contract that guarantees safe staffing and pays […]

December 6th, 2019

Press release: Trump NLRB orders Queen of the Valley Medical Center to recognize union

The National Labor Relations Board has affirmed a federal judge’s ruling that Queen of the Valley Medical Center illegally withdrew recognition of an employee union and denied more than 400 caregivers their right to union representation. A three-member panel of the labor board — two of whom were appointed by President Trump — found that […]

November 25th, 2019

PSJ workers hold 1-day statewide strike

More than 1,000 NUHW members went on strike Wednesday, Nov. 20, walking picket lines to demand fair contracts and safe staffing at Providence St. Joseph hospitals throughout Northern California. “We can’t provide quality patient care if we don’t have enough caregivers,” said Joy Layson, a nursing assistant at Queen of the Valley Medical Center in […]

November 20th, 2019

Providence St. Joseph workers on strike

Hospital workers went strike Wednesday, November 20, against Providence St. Joseph hospitals in Northern California, demanding contracts that ensure safe staffing and require the health care giant to invest its massive profits into its workforce and the communities it serves. While Providence St. Joseph, the nation’s third largest nonprofit hospital system, generates annual net revenues […]

April 16th, 2019

Queen Workers Showing Pride – “Yas, Queen!”

More than 2,500 NUHW members at six Providence St. Joseph Health hospitals across California sent a clear message to their employer that they are committed to fighting for their patients and each other. Wearing buttons that read, “We beat as one! We care for all!” the caregivers stood united recently in support of compatriots at […]