October 24th, 2017

Gavin Newsom discusses NUHW, unions, and single-payer health care at 2018 Governor Candidate Debate

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom discussed NUHW as a model union and the importance of labor unions, and voice his support of a single-payer healthcare system at NUHW’s 2018 Governor Candidate Debate in Anaheim on October 22. Newsom on NUHW: Newsom on the importance of labor unions: Newsom on single-payer healthcare:

September 14th, 2017

Trouble in Napa: Hospital Workers Fight for their Union

This story by Cal Winslow originally ran in Beyond Chron. Here is the story of David v. Goliath, again; the story now commonplace as hospitals and health care providers consolidate and corporatize. Queen of the Valley is typical of rural healthcare, it is relatively small, it serves a poor, aging population, financially it is weak, […]

August 28th, 2017

Community and caregivers stand united at Napa vigil

As Queen of the Valley Medical Center executives faced charges in a San Francisco courtroom of coercing workers and withdrawing recognition of their union, Napa residents made clear Thursday that they want their community hospital to work with caregivers to improve working conditions and patient care. About 150 Queen employees, along with their friends and […]

August 23rd, 2017

Thursday: Vigil planned outside Napa hospital facing federal complaint for coercing workers

As a hearing wraps up in federal court into allegations that Queen of the Valley Medical Center executives coerced employees and illegally withdrew recognition of their union, more than 150 community members and caregivers will hold a vigil outside the hospital to urge its CEO to recognize the union and work with employees to improve […]

August 17th, 2017

Trump lacks moral authority to lead the nation

This op-ed was originally published in the Huff Post.  By Sal Rosselli Racism is on the rise and white supremacists are on the march. And it is all being excused, justified, and normalized by a president who has proven himself, time and again, either unable or unwilling to distinguish between truth and lies, fact and […]