March 2023 PULSE

PulseApril 24, 2023

In March, NUHW members won strong raises, received an award from a prominent Southern California organization, and took stock of a big contract victory at a Providence hospital. Por primera vez, los artículos también se publican en español. You can read all the stories below, including this month’s member profile, and find NUHW on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok. Wishing everyone a happy Cesar Chavez Day!

Fountain Valley NUHW members honored at economic justice gala

At its annual Architects of Justice Awards banquet this month, Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice honored the approximately 850 nurses and professional workers at the Tenet hospital who joined NUHW last year and won a contract with strong raises and patient protections. Read more / Lee más

NUHW members at Elk Grove Unified School District win big raises
After re-opening their contract last year, the workers secured a 10 percent retroactive raise as well as an additional bonus and better benefits. Read more / Lee más

NUHW on leading edge of fight for charity care
Several years before prosecutors filed a lawsuit against Providence for sending debt collectors after patients who qualified for free care, NUHW members were blowing the whistle on its charity care violations in California. Read more / Lee más

How NUHW members won a great contract at Providence Tarzana
After failing to accomplish their goals in their previous contract campaign, workers at Providence Cedars Sinai Tarzana Medical Center built unprecedented unity to win bigger raises and other gains this year. Read more / Lee más

Member profile: Shannon Signer
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital radiology tech uses her retail and teaching experience to advocate for coworkers. Read moreLee más

NUHW members get Fountain Valley Regional Hospital cited for inadequate care
Investigation by California regulator confirms hundreds of complaints filed by NUHW members about the hospital’s unsafe staffing levels. Read moreLee más

NUHW education and training reources
NUHW offers trainings and resources to empower member leaders with to protect and enforce their rights in the workplace, including a comprehensive new resource manual for stewards. Read moreLee más

News of the Month
Read our roundup of the latest labor and healthcare news from top media outlets. Read moreLee más