March 10th, 2021

Seton workers picket against layoffs, chronic understaffing

One year after they rallied to save their hospitals from imminent closure as the pandemic was taking hold, caregivers at Seton Medical Center and Seton Coastside picketed on March 10, demanding that the hospital’s new owner rescind layoff notices and address severe understaffing on several units. “There are nights when we only have two nursing […]

April 24th, 2020

Collaboration with local officials nets N95 masks for Seton Medical Center

The strong collaboration between caregivers at Seton Medical Center and local and state officials helped avoid a dire shortfall of personal protective equipment this month at Seton Medical Center in Daly City. Responding to the concerns of caregivers that the hospital had inadequate supplies of N-95 masks to cope with an expected surge of COVID-19 […]

February 27th, 2020

NUHW members fighting to save Seton hospitals

Caregivers at Seton Medical Center rallied with their nurse colleagues this month to demand that Verity Health Systems, the hospital’s owner, be transparent about the hospital’s prospective sale and possible closure. The February 12 rally, organized by the California Nurses Association, came as Verity has failed in its attempt to finalize the sale of Seton […]

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 […]

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: