October 31st, 2019

Mental Health Clinicians establish round-the-clock vigils

In an escalation of their campaign to force Kaiser Permanente to fix its broken mental health system, Kaiser clinicians established an ongoing presence outside Kaiser’s corporate headquarters in Oakland and the Los Angeles Medical Center.  Clinicians staked their claim to both locations in mid-October by unveiling 60-foot-long monuments that are adorned with some of the […]

October 31st, 2019

Kaiser clinicians stage mental health march in Oakland

Kaiser Permanente psychologists, therapists, and social workers took to the streets Saturday, October 19 to protest Kaiser’s chronic failure to provide its patients with timely access to mental health care.  The mental health clinicians, along with patients and community allies, gathered at Kaiser’s corporate headquarters in Oakland before marching down Grand Avenue to the eastern […]

October 31st, 2019

NUHW members help pass $15 minimum wage in Novato

The Novato City Council recently approved an ordinance that will require all businesses with more than 100 employees to pay at least $15 per hour starting July of 2020. This is a huge victory for our members who are housekeepers, kitchen workers and activities workers at Novato Healthcare Center. Many of them currently make $13 […]

October 31st, 2019

Keck Dermatology and Internal Medicine workers join Ambulatory contract

Workers in the Internal Medicine and Dermatology Clinics at USC Keck Medical Center voted last week to join the NUHW ambulatory contract. Ninety-seven percent voted to approve the pact, which includes across-the-board raises of at least 3%, plus a $600+ ratification bonus. In May 2020, all workers will move up to their correct wage scale […]

October 31st, 2019

NUHW members picket Mission Neighborhood Health Center

Mission Neighborhood Health Center serves a vital role providing affordable health care to many Spanish-speaking immigrants in San Francisco. But the center is turning its back on its own caregivers, refusing to pay them a sustainable wage even as the center reports having more than $7 million in reserves and paying top executives more than […]