October 25th, 2022

Member Spotlight: Claudia Duran

Growing up in Petaluma, Phlebotomy Tech Claudia Duran learned two things in her family: fishing and speaking up when something isn’t right. “My father introduced us (me and my siblings) to fishing and would take to little lakes,” she recalled. Claudia still goes surf fishing at least once a week with her father and siblings […]

October 25th, 2022

Sutter Alameda Hospice workers join NUHW

Fifty-eight registered nurses, healthcare professionals, and service workers at Sutter Alameda Hospice overcame a big union-busting campaign to join many of their Sutter colleagues as members of NUHW. Sutter tried to intimidate workers by holding in-person anti-union meetings and sending emails and texts urging them to remain unorganized. However, workers at other Sutter Home Health […]

October 25th, 2022

Kindred Orange County members win big raises

Six months of arduous negotiations paid off for more than 300 workers at Kindred Hospital Brea and Kindred Hospital Westminster who overwhelmingly ratified a three-year contract earlier this month. The contract will raise salaries 23 percent on average, with many workers receiving even higher wage increases. The agreement came as workers were in the process […]

October 25th, 2022

News of the Month — October 2022

Some of these stories may require a subscription.  CNN, San Francisco Gate, Sacramento Bee, Bloomberg Law, KQED, El Tecolote, Becker’s Hospital Review, Oaklandside, Silicon Valley, Beyond Chron, Healthcare Dive, Med City News, San Francisco Chronicle, LAProgressive, ABC7 , Modern Healthcare, and People’s World are just some of the media outlets that reported on NUHW members […]

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October 21st, 2022

Safety issues, short staffing prompt strike authorization of 800 healthcare workers at Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center

After months of complaints to the California Department of Public Health about worsening conditions at the hospital and stalled contract negotiations with Tenet Health, owner of Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, healthcare workers have had enough (Oct, 21 Fountain Valley, Calif) – More than 800 registered nurses and healthcare professionals at Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center overwhelmingly […]