July 27th, 2021

Members at The Sequoias – Portola Valley settle three-year contract with new employer

NUHW members at The Sequoias – Portola Valley, an upscale Bay Area retirement community, voted to ratify a three-year contract that includes raises of 10 percent over three years and puts to rest workers’ concerns over job security. After decades of being directly employed by The Sequoias, these housekeeping and dietary workers learned earlier this […]

July 27th, 2021

Keck-USC workers ratify contract

More than 1,500 NUHW members Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, several university clinics, and a university call center won a three-year contract that includes major concessions from the university. The workers, who had authorized a strike in May, voted 98 percent to ratify the contract that includes substantial raises and improved […]

July 27th, 2021

Tenet members authorize strike

On the same day that Tenet Healthcare announced a $257million second-quarter net profit, nearly 1,000 NUHW members employed at three Tenet hospitals in Southern California authorized a strike that could begin as early as next month. The Los Angeles Times reported on the strike authorization. Workers at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, Los Alamitos Medical Center, […]

July 26th, 2021

NUHW applauds Gov. Newsom’s order on healthcare worker vaccinations

California Governor Gavin Newsom took bold action today to protect the health of caregivers and patients, and slow the spread of COVID-19 as cases and hospitalizations are once again surging in California and across the country. With several NUHW members in attendance at the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Newsom announced that all employers at […]

June 30th, 2021


In June, NUHW members rallied for Medicare for All, demanded a federal investigation into the nation’s second-largest hospital company’s spending of COVID relief funds, won several strong contracts, secured Juneteenth as a paid holiday and championed the cause of student debt relief. Please read the stories below, and be sure to follow uson Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, too. Note: […]