February 7th, 2019

Video: NUHW on Strike at Marin General Hospital

For years, Marin General Hospital has offered good health benefits to attract top quality caregivers and compensate them for not offering top-of-the-line salaries. But as contract negotiations appeared to be winding down on a new contract for NUHW-represented imaging technologists last year, management suddenly issued a new demand: the caregivers would either have to pay […]

February 4th, 2019

Marin General workers strike to preserve health care benefits and hospital’s ability to keep top quality caregivers

For years, Marin General Hospital has offered good health benefits to attract top quality caregivers and compensate them for not offering top-of-the-line salaries. But as contract negotiations appeared to be winding down on a new contract for NUHW-represented imaging technologists last year, management suddenly issued a new demand: the caregivers would either have to pay […]

January 31st, 2019

NUHW Pulse – January 2019

Welcome to the January 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW members launched a coordinated campaign to win good contracts and improve care at Providence St. Joseph hospitals, staged a rally protesting layoffs at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka, marched in solidarity with Los Angeles teachers, helped Kaiser patients who shared their stories […]

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January 30th, 2019

Video: NUHW Stands with UTLA

During our Kaiser strike in December, Stationary Engineers, Local 39 and the California Nurses Association allowed their members strike in sympathy, which made our action even more powerful and impactful on Kaiser. In January, when teachers went on strike in Los Angeles, many NUHW members headed to the picket lines to offer their support. “Nancy […]

January 28th, 2019

News of the Month — January 2019

Californians rank making health care more affordable among their top overall priorities for the state’s governor and legislature, according to a poll released last week by the California Healthcare Foundation. Forty-five percent of respondents cited it as “extremely important,” just behind improving public education (48%) and ahead of affordable housing (40%). Among health issues, Californians’ […]