St. Joseph Hospitals, Humboldt County

April 12th, 2019

NUHW recognized as “Union of the Year” in Humboldt and Del Norte counties

Capping off a year in which NUHW members in Humboldt County repeatedly demonstrated for safe staffing amid severe service reductions at their hospitals, the Humboldt Del Norte Central Labor Council named NUHW its Union of the Year. NUHW members at St. Joseph Eureka and Redwood Memorial hospitals staged multiple rallies in protest of layoffs that […]


March 1st, 2019

Caregivers organize Town Hall on state of health care in Humboldt County

Over the past year, Providence St Joseph Health’s Redwood Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital Eureka have reported a combined $58 million annual profit, while laying off more than two-dozen caregivers. With Providence controlling a near health care monopoly in Humboldt County, our members, along with the California Nurses Association, held a Feb. 25 Town […]


January 28th, 2019

Providence St. Joseph workers launch united campaign

Dozens of NUHW members from Providence St. Joseph hospitals across California – along with allies from several nursing unions – launched a coordinated campaign on January 19 to launch to win better contracts and build worker power inside the nation’s third largest hospital system. NUHW members at six Providence St. Joseph hospitals from LA County […]


January 28th, 2019

Eureka workers rally against latest layoffs

NUHW members St. Joseph Hospital Eureka joined with nurses on January 24 to protest additional layoffs at the highly-profitable hospital just three months after 25 caregivers lost their jobs. The hospital laid off two radiology technician assistants, which will hinder the department’s efficiency, Kyle Glenzer, a technician, told the Eureka Times Standard. When it comes […]


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 […]