July 28th, 2020

Kindred Westminster workers picket for stronger infection control measures

Workers at Kindred Hospital Westminster picketed outside the hospital on July 23 to demand immediate measures to protect them and their patients from further infection inside the 109-bed long-term care hospital. “We can’t stay silent while this hospital refuses to take common sense precautions to keep workers and patients safe,” said Paul Chang, a nurse […]

July 28th, 2020

Member perspective: Santa Rosa Memorial x-ray tech Tammie Cambell on the one-week strike

Tammie Campbell, an X-ray technologist at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, wrote an article for Labor Notes about striking during the pandemic. The article gives perspective for workers and organizers across the country, who may also have to strike to fight takeaways during the pandemic.  

July 28th, 2020

Santa Rosa Memorial workers stage biggest strike since pandemic’s onset

More than 700 NUHW members, including respiratory therapists, housekeepers, dietary workers, nursing assistants, and medical technicians, held a five-day strike at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in July. Despite generating huge profits for its corporate parent, Providence St. Joseph Health, executives at the 338-bed regional trauma center are demanding that workers accept sharp cuts to accrued […]

July 27th, 2020

NUHW joins campaign to shut down disinformation and hate speech on Facebook

We are proud to join more than 100 organizations from around the world in demanding that Facebook address the disinformation, hate speech, and abusive conduct on its platform. By signing on to the Stop the Hate for Profit Campaign, NUHW pledged to withhold advertising on Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, until the […]

July 27th, 2020

Members at Fountain Valley advocate for COVID-19 protections

NUHW members from Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center recently participated in a virtual roundtable with a representative from the office of U.S. Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-Irvine) to call attention to the lack of COVID-19 safety protocols at the Orange County hospital.  Mailinh Nguyen, Joshua Jesus, and Mila Pham discussed issues at Fountain Valley […]