October 11th, 2016

An extraordinary year for NUHW

It’s been an extraordinary year for NUHW. Between October 2015 and October 2016, we settled twenty-three contracts — including nine first-time contracts — covering 8,600 members. We won 11 elections and added 1,500 new members to our union — a 17 percent increase. We won the long battle with Kaiser. And we show employers throughout California that we’re a […]

July 18th, 2016

California voters double-crossed by SEIU — for the second time

This op-ed by NUHW President Sal Rosselli originally appeared in the Sacramento Bee and the Huffington Post. California voters have been duped, defrauded, and double-crossed — twice — and now they’re being fed an outrageously disingenuous lie to cover it up and explain it away. Earlier this month, a judge blocked an attempt by Oakland-based […]

May 2nd, 2016

NUHW Pulse, May 2016

Welcome to the May 2016 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter. Humboldt County caregivers win huge victory NUHW members at St. Joseph Health’s Humboldt County hospitals won wage increases of nearly thirty percent over three years. Read more Video: What Has Become of St. Joseph’s Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital? Once the hospital of choice […]

December 10th, 2015

Alta Bates Summit election ballots impounded pending investigation of misconduct by SEIU, Sutter Health, and an NLRB agent

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has impounded the ballots following a Dec. 8-9 union election at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center pending the results of an investigation of misconduct by Sutter Health, SEIU–UHW, and an agent in the NLRB’s Region 32 office. NUHW, which competed with SEIU–UHW in the election to represent 850 Alta […]

November 15th, 2015

Kaiser mental health strike averted

Clinicians reach tentative agreement with Kaiser on patient care standards, other issues OAKLAND — Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers have called off the strike scheduled to begin Monday, November 16. With former California State Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg acting as mediator, clinicians have reached a […]