April 12th, 2021

NUHW family mourns the loss of kindhearted leader

Our union recently lost a great leader, who was beloved and respected by his colleagues at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco. Hugh Lucas used to set up shop in the cafeteria and talk to his colleagues about how to address their concerns and settle any grievances, recalled his former coworker Catalino Calonsag. […]


February 20th, 2018

NUHW staffing arbitration victory highlighted in San Francisco Examiner

This opinion piece originally ran in the San Francisco Examiner: A victory for caregivers and patients As a patient care assistant at California Pacific Medical Center, my job includes feeding patients, bathing them and lifting them out of bed. Thanks to our work with the National Union of Healthcare Workers, my colleagues and I have […]


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 […]