January 14th, 2022

Latinx leaders discuss Medicare for All

NUHW and Healthy California Now hosted an informative panel on achieving Medicare for All in California. Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta and other Latinx leaders from across the discussed how barriers to health care have impacted Latinx and immigrant communities during the pandemic and how Medicare for All in California can eliminate the health disparities […]

January 13th, 2022

Mental health therapists at Kaiser Permanente to strike on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Mental health therapists at Kaiser Permanente to strike on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day  Therapists are striking to protest Kaiser breaking its promise to make MLK Day a paid holiday in 2022 and to demand that Kaiser take action to provide culturally-responsive mental health care to communities of color All strike activity will take […]

January 6th, 2022

Kaiser Permanente workers to strike on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, after Kaiser breaks promise to make MLK Day a paid holiday

Hypocritical healthcare provider: Despite sponsoring The King Center’s official 2022 MLK Holiday Observance, employees are told to treat holiday like any other day. OAKLAND — On Monday, January 17, psychologists, social workers and therapists employed at Kaiser Permanente’s Oakland and Richmond California clinics will hold a one-day strike to protest Kaiser going back on its […]

December 30th, 2021

2021: Un Año de Victorias Legislativas y Laborales

Los miembros de NUHW – que han estado al frente de la peor crisis de salud en la historia moderna – consiguieron victorias legislativas y laborales importantes en 2021. En los últimos 12 meses, conseguimos una ley estatal de paridad en la salud mental, forzamos a los hospitales a mejorar las condiciones de trabajo y […]

December 30th, 2021

2021: A year of legislative and labor victories

Versión en español NUHW members – who’ve been on the frontlines of the worst global health crisis in modern history – achieved major workplace and legislative victories in 2021. Over the past 12 months, we’ve passed a statewide mental health parity bill, forced hospitals to improve working conditions and patient care, and also helped defeat […]