St. Joseph Hospitals, Sonoma County

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 […]


June 22nd, 2017

July 2017 – Around the union

Read below for the latest developments in the union, including grievance victories, visits to legislators, settlements, and bargaining updates. Workers at the University of Southern California’s Center for Advanced Lung Disease and Cystic Fibrosis voted unanimously June 14 to join NUHW. Nearly 100 workers at various USC clinics have voted to join NUHW in the […]


June 22nd, 2017

NUHW members win nearly three-quarter million in back bonus pay

NUHW members have won nearly $700,000 in back bonus pay in recent months in settlements with two employers. In the first settlement, members in our two Southern California Kaiser chapters won $340,000 — $300,000 for the Psych-Social Chapter and $40,000 for the Healthcare Professionals chapter. After receiving the incentive award payout in March, stewards in […]


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June 20th, 2017

Good pay is the best way to honor nursing assistants

This story was originally published by The Huffington Post. As part of our commemoration of Nursing Assistants Week, we profiled two of our nursing assistants and shared their stories with other members of our union. Both caregivers talked about making a difference in their patients’ lives. But neither wanted to stay in their jobs much […]