St. Joseph Hospitals, Humboldt County

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July 1st, 2015

“Corporate Collaborator” Dave Regan undercut by SEIU International; SEIU-UHW members caught in crossfire

“In the labor movement, there are two kinds of leaders — those who fight big corporations, and those who collaborate with them,” Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court wrote in the Huffington Post this week. “The poster child for the collaborators just had half his membership taken away. “David Regan, head of United Healthcare Workers West, […]


July 1st, 2015

Pawns in SEIU’s Game

By Cal Winslow (Originally published by CounterPunch, BeyondChron, and ZNet.) California’s healthcare unions are being reorganized. Again! The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), still the country’s second biggest union at just under 2 million members, has announced the creation of a new local union: statewide Local 2015 with 280,000 members, now set to be the […]


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June 18th, 2015

Healthcare workers call on Attorney General, state regulators to issue injunction to block California Hospital Association’s whistleblower gag clause

Healthcare workers call on Attorney General, state regulators to issue injunction to block California Hospital Association’s whistleblower gag clause Secret agreement with state’s largest healthcare labor union bars caregivers from reporting patient-care violations to government agencies, media Previously unreleased “Code of Conduct” has far-reaching ramifications for California healthcare consumers EMERYVILLE — The National Union of […]


May 18th, 2015

NUHW, CNA picket at St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka

NUHW and CNA workers from St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka and Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna picketed outside the Eureka facility May 6 to address low wages and long shifts faced by hospital staff.   Susan Johnson, a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital for 30 years, told the Eureka Times-Standard she was picketing to raise public […]


April 3rd, 2015

NUHW–CNA honored as Humboldt–Del Norte Union of the Year

NUHW–CNA was named Union of the Year by the Central Labor Council of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties at their annual COPE dinner March 29. NUHW and CNA leaders from St. Joseph, Eureka, attended the event and accepted the award, which recognized the union’s extraordinary success in 2014. Together with of St. Joseph RN and […]