November 2022 PULSE

PulseNovember 30, 2022

In November, NUHW members in Hawai’i entered the fourth month of what is now the longest strike by mental health workers in U.S history, helped a colleague win a seat on her local City Council, and volunteered to elect pro-worker candidates across California.

You can read their stories below, and find NUHW on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok.

NUHW members in Hawai’i entering fourth month of strike against Kaiser Permanente

Community support is continuing to grow for the mental health professionals who went on strike August 29 to improve access to care. Read more.

NUHW allies win big at the ballot box
The candidates for whom NUHW members phonebanked and canvassed nearly all won hard-fought races increasing our voice in Sacramento and local government bodies. Read more.

NUHW member at Children’s Hospital Oakland is elected to the Concord City Council
Laura Nakamura got plenty of help from her colleagues to score an upset victory over her incumbent opponent. Read more.

NUHW offering online continuing education courses
Need CE units? Check out our online courses for members in licensed and certified job classifications. Read more.

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