August 30th, 2021

Seton workers continue fight to safeguard care

NUHW members at Seton Medical Center in Daly City are taking action to protect patients from the hospital’s new owner that has cut staffing, while refusing to pay its bills or fix broken medical equipment. AHMC, which purchased the hospital via bankruptcy court last year, has forced patients to delay heart procedures and wait up […]

August 30th, 2021

Members at Kindred Hospital Bay Area settle contract following info picket vote

Nurses and respiratory therapists at Kindred Hospital Bay Area in San Leandro settled a contract just days before an informational picket was scheduled to take place. The contract includes 9 percent raises over two years for registered nurses, respiratory technicians, and respiratory care practitioners; and 7.5 percent raises for other job classifications. Workers also won […]

August 30th, 2021

New Children’s Hospital contract protects job, keeps care in Oakland

Workers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland have ratified a one-year contract that provides job security for workers and helps protect healthcare services for East Bay kids. Since the hospital became an affiliate of UCSF in 2014, UCSF has moved jobs and services to its flagship campus in San Francisco’s Mission Bay, laying off workers […]

August 30th, 2021

NUHW Kaiser clinicians team up with leading mental health parity attorney

Kaiser mental health clinicians have a new ally in their fight to improve access to care and working conditions. Meiram Bendat, the nation’s leading attorney specializing in mental health parity law, has been retained by NUHW.  Bendat held an initial meeting this month with Kaiser Permanente clinicians and our research team to help us document […]

August 30th, 2021

NUHW members ratify contracts with double digit raises at three Tenet hospitals

More than 830 NUHW members at three Tenet Healthcare hospitals won new contracts this month, averting a potential strike. After the workers at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, Lakewood Medical Center and Los Alamitos Medical Center authorized a joint strike, bargaining ramped up and management made concessions resulting in significant improvements to pay, benefits and COVID-related […]