September 28th, 2022

News of the Month — September 2022

Some of these stories may require a subscription.  Capital and Main featured NUHW members Jessica Dominguez, a Kaiser therapist at Richmond’s La Clinica, and Jesus Solorio, a bilingual Kaiser therapist in Oakland, in a story about Kaiser mental health services shortage being worse for non-English speakers. Gov. Newsom signed a law that gives California farmworkers […]

September 28th, 2022

NUHW members do their part to elect pro-worker candidates in this year’s election

NUHW members have been working hard to ensure that healthcare workers have a voice in Sacramento on important issues like Medicare for All and workers’ rights. In Primary elections, members completed hundreds of volunteer shifts across California, knocking on doors to help candidates that will protect the rights of workers. In November, voters will decide […]

September 28th, 2022

NUHW members picket Kindred hospitals over safety and wages

Dietary workers, respiratory therapists, and nurses came out in droves to picket Kindred Hospital Brea and Kindred Hospital Westminster in Orange County on September 2. The workers demanded that Kindred address security concerns that put them and their patients at risk, and that the company pay them wages that are on par with those of […]

September 13th, 2022

Kaiser mental health strike: Sept. 13

Bargaining resumes tomorrow. If you’d like to attend, please join between 8:45 and 9:15 a.m. Kaiser’s representatives are expected to join at 9:30. The Zoom link has been emailed to everyone. Our committee remains ready to have high-level negotiations over all outstanding issues, but after more than a year of Kaiser’s stall tactics and insistence […]

September 12th, 2022

Kaiser mental health strike: Sept. 12

Last week more than 500 clinicians tuned into bargaining on Zoom and saw firsthand what a commendable job our Bargaining Committee does advocating for their colleagues. Today, lots of folks heeded our committee’s call to get out on the picket lines. We had more striking clinicians on the lines today than any day last week. […]