NUHW releases video highlighting USC’s corporate welfare

Keck Medical Center of USCOctober 30, 2018

More than 1,000 NUHW members at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have called a three-day strike to start Nov. 14.

Workers are demanding a fair contract for themselves and a fair shake for Keck dietary workers whose jobs are outsourced to a French firm that pays them barely above the minimum wage.

We sent a delegation to the new USC President, but the university has still not come around on our contract demands or agreed to bring the dietary workers in-house.

In advance of the planned, strike, we released the below video on Facebook to draw attention to the fact that USC has a $5 billion endowment, but allows the people who prepare food at its largest hospital to qualify for food stamps and Medi-Cal.