San Francisco Nursing Center

January 30th, 2020

NUHW members win big in contract that averted strike

Five days before they were scheduled to strike, NUHW members at a San Francisco nursing home tentatively approved a three-year contract with major wage and benefit improvements. The contract includes 10 percent retroactive raises for most workers and a far more affordable health plan that workers can afford to use. The contract also includes an […]


November 27th, 2019

Commentary: Say no to the attempted recall of Supervisor Fewer

  This op-ed was originally published in the San Francisco Examiner. By Sal Rosselli As Supervisor Sandra Fewer faces a needlessly divisive and completely wasteful recall effort, she can count on vigorous support from the 15,000 members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers. Our members endorsed Fewer three years ago, and she has proven […]


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:


August 23rd, 2017

Marin County caregivers strike to defend First Amendment rights

Employees of the largest nursing home operator in California manned picket lines in Marin County Tuesday after Brius Healthcare refused to finalize contracts for the caregivers unless they took down their watchdog website: BriusWatch.org. Dozens of workers formed picket lines and chanted outside the San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center and the Novato Health Center. […]