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News & Updates

Homecare workers picket in Santa Cruz

With some patients being put on a waitlist due to lack of available caregivers, NUHW members at Sutter’s Visiting Nurse Association of Santa Cruz are fighting for better pay with no cuts to their health benefits.

Providence workers launch fight for single NorCal contract

NUHW members from across all facilities are showing up to the negotiations in a united front to win improvements to wages, benefits, and working conditions.

More USC workers vote to join NUHW

After a long delay due to the university’s legal maneuverings, caregivers at the USC Engemann Student Health Center voted to join more than 2,000 of their colleagues as NUHW members.

Assembly advances NUHW-sponsored legislation

The two bills would help patients advocate for their rights and help state authorities hold health plans accountable for providing legally-required health care.

Sutter workers strike again in Sacramento with Dolores Huerta in attendance

NUHW members at Sutter Health’s Sacramento psychiatric hospital held a three-day strike as they continue to fight for a first contract with fair wages and no healthcare takeaways.

Marin workers hold first strike since 2019

More than 100 medical technicians at MarinHealth Medical Center struck for one day as they fight to protect their health benefits and win strong raises.

News of the Month — April 2024

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

Q&A with Sandra Leal-Lopez, LMFT

Sandra Leal-Lopez and her colleagues in Panorama City have been creative in fighting back against Kaiser’s cut to Patient Management Time and they’re gearing up to demand more from Kaiser in contract negotiations.

Workers to strike Sutter psychiatric hospital in Sacramento for three days starting Tuesday, April 23

Workers are fighting for a contract that improves wages, preserves affordable health benefits, and addresses unsafe staffing.

Seton workers strike to restore quality health insurance

In violation of their contract, the hospital changed its health plan forcing workers to pay up to $6,000 a year to keep access to their doctors and accept a plan with few participating doctors or hospitals.

NUHW members take fight to Providence

In March, workers fought to restore birthing services at a Providence hospital in Petaluma, while Providence workers throughout the region prepared to bargain a single contract.

Los Angeles Board of Supervisors passes resolution in support of Kaiser therapists

In a unanimous vote, the board expressed its opposition to Kaiser's decision to reduce the amount of time therapists have to perform critical patient care duties.
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