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Member Profile: Heber Maldonado

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

News of the Month – May 2024

Read our roundup of the latest labor and healthcare news from top media outlets.

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.

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.

Keck-USC workers refuse to be silenced

In a show of strength, nearly 2,000 NUHW members at Keck Medicine of USC, rallied against the university’s attempt to take away their benefits or their right to advocate for patients.

San Diego Supervisors pass resolution backing Kaiser therapists

San Diego became the third county in the last six months to urge Kaiser to restore critical patient care time for mental health therapists in Southern California.

Celebrating May Day in Los Angeles

More than 2,000 workers filled the streets of Hollywood, marching and chanting before the start of a rally that included remarks from NUHW member Elnora Oseguera.
NUHW members honored for 2022 Kaiser strike

NUHW members honored for 2022 Kaiser strike

The SF Labor Council honored NUHW mental health workers for their 10-week strike that forced Kaiser to start making major improvements to its mental health services.

Member Profile: Augustin Martinez

The medical assistant and shop steward at Mission Neighborhood Health Center says being part of a union makes him feel secure and supported.
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