April 27th, 2021

Local clergy demonstrate support for Tenet workers

NUHW members at Tenet Healthcare hospitals in Southern California received strong support from local clergy for the launch of their “Don’t Call Me a Hero” campaign. The campaign is focused on making Tenet, a Fortune 500 company, honor the sacrifices and dedication of its workers over the past year with contracts that provide livable wages, […]

April 27th, 2021

North Bay Jobs with Justice honors NUHW

NUHW members who fought to win fair contracts and protect their health during the pandemic were awarded the prestigious Workers Rising Award from North Bay Jobs with Justice. Here is what the organization wrote about NUHW members: “When their employer insisted on cutting health and sick leave benefits during a pandemic, nearly 750 NUHW members […]

April 27th, 2021

News of the Month — April 2021

Note: Some of these stories may require a subscription.  No one has endured the past year unscathed, but America’s health-care workers have witnessed the worst of it while trying to keep the rest of us healthy and safe. They’ve fought for PPE, and with patients and visitors who refuse to wear masks. They’ve watched their […]

April 27th, 2021

NUHW member addresses San Diego labor panel

Melissa Hawthorne-Campos, a mental health therapist at Kaiser San Diego, participated in a panel discussion during the Progressive Labor Alliance Summit, which was organized by the San Diego labor and progressive leaders. “The Future of Healthcare,” panel delved into the experiences caregivers faced during the pandemic as they struggled with inadequate staffing and supply chains […]

April 27th, 2021

Members settle one-year contracts at Kindred Hospitals in Orange County

NUHW members at Kindred hospitals in Brea and Westminster have approved 1-year contracts with 4.5 percent wage increases for full and part-time workers. The new contracts also protect all current benefits and working conditions.  “This contract extension will give us a significant wage increase now, so we can stay focused on getting through the COVID […]