Video: St. Joseph’s low wages keep Humboldt County caregivers in poverty

March 3rd, 2016


Humboldt County healthcare workers share their experiences trying to get by on St. Joseph’s poverty wages and poor benefits. Many caregivers at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka and Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna have to work second jobs to make ends meet, cannot afford healthcare at St. Joseph, and are forced to rely on taxpayer-funded public assistance programs like Medi-Cal.