May 11th, 2017

USC Norris Cancer Hospital workers unanimously ratify contract

Service and technical workers, represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers, unanimously ratified their first contract Wednesday with the University of Southern California’s Norris Cancer Hospital. The one-year agreement includes wage scales with average raises ranging from 3 to 9 percent, with some up to 16 percent, bringing them in line with NUHW-represented workers […]


April 15th, 2017

NUHW Pulse – April 2017: the latest news from NUHW

Welcome to the April 2017 edition of NUHW Pulse, our union’s e-newsletter! Dozens of Keck USC workers join NUHW More than 60 workers at Keck Medical Center at the University of Southern California voted overwhelmingly to join NUHW in the past month. NUHW now represents more than 1,000 healthcare workers at USC. Read more Members can count […]


April 12th, 2017

Dozens of workers at Keck USC join NUHW

More than 60 workers at Keck Medical Center at the University of Southern California voted overwhelmingly to join NUHW in the past month. NUHW now represents more than 1,000 workers at two USC hospitals — Keck Medical Center and Norris Cancer Hospital. On April 12, 17 workers at Keck’s Beverly Hills clinic voted 94 percent to […]


April 12th, 2017

Taking part in the resistance

Throughout the state, scores of NUHW members are engaged in the resistance movement to defend working people, immigrants, and an equitable healthcare system. NUHW members’ commitment was on full display at many town halls in recent months. At Congressmember Barbara Lee’s joint town hall with Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, dozens of workers from UCSF […]


April 10th, 2017

Our sanctuary union provides a safe space for members

Versions of this op-ed appeared in Labor Notes and the San Francisco Examiner. I had no money and spoke no English when I illegally crossed the border into California 23 years ago, but I worked hard and fought for the right to stay here. Had I made that harrowing journey this year, I’m sure I’d be deported […]