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State Legislature honors NUHW’s Sal Rosselli as LGBTQ icon

Rosselli was one of 16 LGBTQ leaders honored this month by both houses of the California State Legislature for their contributions to the state. 

NUHW members hit picket lines at Keck-USC

With the university proposing wage freezes and healthcare cuts that would worsen an understaffing crisis, NUHW members picketed hospitals across the Keck-USC system.

Healthcare Workers to Picket Keck–USC Hospitals and Clinics, Wednesday, June 5

2,000 healthcare workers are protesting short-staffing, wage freezes, reductions in healthcare benefits, and Keck–USC’s union-busting tactics.

Kaiser mental health professionals gear up for big contract fight

In the aftermath of a successful strike in Northern California, their counterparts in Southern California are uniting behind a platform to win similar gains.

Member Profile: Benjamín Maldonado

Maldonado, a janitor at San Rafael Healthcare & Wellness Center, likes to organize teammates on the soccer field and at the workplace.

MarinHealth workers win new contract after strike

The five-year agreement includes significantly bigger raises than management had offered before workers held their first work stoppage in more than five years.

NUHW Lobby Day helps save critical patient care bill

On Mental Health Matters Day at the State Capitol, teams of NUHW members and staff met with dozens of lawmakers and their staffers to secure support for two NUHW-sponsored bills.

Nursing home workers win better salaries and benefits

Long-tenured members at a Marin County nursing home will get 8 percent raises over the next two years in addition to bridge toll reimbursements and more bereavement leave.

NUHW grows at Providence’s St. Joseph Eureka and Santa Rosa Memorial hospitals

More than 150 professionals at the two facilities voted this month to join their colleagues as NUHW members — giving NUHW more than 2,000 members at Providence facilities throughout Northern California.

Corrine Sako advocates for patients and her fellow therapists

The first-term Assemblymember from Santa Cruz lost her husband to suicide. Now she’s joining with NUHW to help Californians access the care they need and make health plans provide it.

Assemblymember Gail Pellerin takes a leading role in the fight for mental health parity

The first-term Assemblymember from Santa Cruz lost her husband to suicide. Now she’s joining with NUHW to help Californians access the care they need and make health plans provide it.

NUHW endorses Aaron Peskin for San Francisco mayor

“Aaron has stood with healthcare workers on every picket line and been on the right side of every fight," said NUHW President Emeritus Sal Rosselli.
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