St. Joseph Hospitals, Humboldt County

June 18th, 2018

Eureka housekeepers call on hospitals to dump cleaning solution that is making them sick

Sick of being forced to work with cleaning chemicals that make them ill, housekeepers at St. Joseph Eureka and Redwood Memorial hospitals took to the streets Monday to demand their hospitals switch cleaning solutions. The June 18 protest outside St. Joseph Eureka was covered by NBC3 and the Lost Coast Outpost. For the last two […]

May 25th, 2018

Steward Spotlight: Kari Helgeson

Kari Helgeson can’t remember a time when she didn’t know how to swim. She grew up in Loveland, Colorado, a small town 60 miles north of Denver. The area is dotted with lakes, including the town’s crown jewel, Lake Loveland, a central community gathering spot where families picnic on the shore, children graduate from floaties to […]

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 17th, 2017

Trump lacks moral authority to lead the nation

This op-ed was originally published in the Huff Post.  By Sal Rosselli Racism is on the rise and white supremacists are on the march. And it is all being excused, justified, and normalized by a president who has proven himself, time and again, either unable or unwilling to distinguish between truth and lies, fact and […]

July 3rd, 2017

NUHW Pulse – June/July 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the June/July 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! NUHW celebrates National Nursing Assistants Week We talked to Ebony Guifarro of Mission Neighborhood Health Center in San Francisco and Victor Martinez of Fountain Valley Regional Hospital in Orange County about their work as caregivers and union leaders. Read more Op-ed: Good pay is the […]