December 8th, 2014

Our 2014 Leadership Conference was a success!

NUHW members gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville on October 11 for our second annual Leadership Conference. It was a chance to look back at the union’s accomplishments over the past year and to look ahead to new challenges in the coming year. Videos and slideshow below. With two hundred NUHW members in […]


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October 17th, 2014

The Ebola Crisis: resources for healthcare workers

In light of the potential threat posed to our nation’s healthcare workers by the Ebola virus, NUHW has sent information requests to employers, demanding to know the policies and procedures they have in place, and the safety precautions and training they are providing for their employees. The situation calls for a comprehensive response; all healthcare […]


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August 12th, 2014

SEIU and the California Hospital Association: How NOT to save the labor movement

This story was originally published at BeyondChron.com. By Cal Winslow The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) thrives on the big splash. It is almost clocklike in the regularity with which it proclaims its latest plans to revolutionize labor relations and save the labor movement. So here we go again. Its most recent plan rises from […]


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August 8th, 2014

News and views from NUHW: August 2014

NUHW members keep the fight alive for Contra Costa County’s most vulnerable residents NUHW members joined with the California Nurses Association in a July 30 rally and march to save Doctors Medical Center, the safety net hospital in San Pablo that serves the poor and indigent population of western Contra Costa County. NUHW-CNA members are […]


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June 12th, 2014

NUHW calls on Justice Department to investigate Kaiser Permanente’s long wait times, paper wait lists, and falsified appointment records

NUHW calls on Justice Department to investigate Kaiser Permanente’s long wait times, paper wait lists, and falsified appointment records Delays in care continue despite $4 million fine by state regulatory agency Lawsuits demonstrate link between suicides, lengthy delays for patients seeking mental health care treatment EMERYVILLE, CALIF. — The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) sent a letter to […]