January 28th, 2019

Providence St. Joseph workers launch united campaign

Dozens of NUHW members from Providence St. Joseph hospitals across California – along with allies from several nursing unions – launched a coordinated campaign on January 19 to launch to win better contracts and build worker power inside the nation’s third largest hospital system. NUHW members at six Providence St. Joseph hospitals from LA County […]

June 29th, 2018

NUHW calls for migrant families to be immediately reunited

NUHW’s Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution Thursday, June 28 condemning President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policies and calling on his administration to immediately return migrant children to their parents. The resolution followed a statement signed by seven NUHW Executive vice presidents, who are also mental health clinicians, warning that the administration’s “zero-tolerance” approach risked causing […]

April 4th, 2018

Op-ed: It’s time for Queen of the Valley to honor its workers’ right to unionize

This op-ed by Napa County Democratic Central Committee Chairman G. Anthony Phillips was published April 3, 2018, in the Napa Valley Register.   Napa residents are fortunate to have Queen of the Valley Medical Center, home to some of the nation’s finest doctors, nurses and hospital workers. We ask Queen to deliver our babies, care for […]

December 14th, 2017

NUHW members strike legal blow against attempted union busting

NUHW members at Queen of the Valley Medical Center won a major victory this month when a federal judge ordered the Napa hospital to resume good faith bargaining. At the behest of the National Labor Relations Board, U.S. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers issued an injunction requiring Queen of the Valley to bargain in […]

November 28th, 2017

Queen of the Valley caregiver calls on hospital to stop fighting its own workers

This opinion piece by NUHW member Ray Herrera originally ran in the Nov. 17 edition of the Napa County Register. Stronger when we work together Like all Queen of the Valley employees who live near the hospital, the second I smelled smoke wafting into my house last month, I knew I’d be working a double […]