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May 2nd, 2016

NUHW Pulse, May 2016

Welcome to the May 2016 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter. Humboldt County caregivers win huge victory NUHW members at St. Joseph Health’s Humboldt County hospitals won wage increases of nearly thirty percent over three years. Read more Video: What Has Become of St. Joseph’s Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital? Once the hospital of choice […]


March 3rd, 2016

NUHW members raise $1000 for Darrell Steinberg campaign for mayor of Sacramento

NUHW members raised more than $1000 for Darrell Steinberg’s campaign for mayor of Sacramento at an event held February 20. Steinberg, the former President pro Tem of the state Senate, is one of California’s strongest public advocates for better mental healthcare and has a long history of championing policy issues affecting behavioral health at the […]


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 21st, 2015

Contracts ratified at Kindred Bay Area, Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center

With strong support from the community, plus great turnout at informational pickets, NUHW members at Sutter Health’s flagship hospital, San Francisco’s California Pacific Medical Center, fought Sutter’s takeaways for two years, staving off sharp cuts while persuading Sutter to increase its wage proposals. The new contract includes 13 percent across-the-board wage increases over the life […]


December 21st, 2015

Three Kaiser contracts ratified, one more to go

After a five-year struggle, members in three of NUHW’s four Kaiser units have ratified contracts and negotiations to settle the fourth are underway. NUHW’s Integrated Behavioral Health Services unit of Northern California mental health clinicians voted 94 percent to ratify their contract December 5. The Psych-Social unit of Southern California mental health clinicians and medical […]