Truth About NUHW

NUHW Members Strike…again.

Two very different things are happening at two USC hospitals in Southern California today, as NUHW members go on yet another ineffective strike while SEIU-UHW members vote to approve a strong new contract. SEIU-UHW members at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital …

California Nurses and NUHW Headed for Divorce Court

The California Nurses Association is taking NUHW to divorce court, and the San Francisco Business Times says it best in their January 14, 2016 story. Here are just a few of the highlights: Divorce proceedings: Nurses’ union goes to court …

The Worst Contract in Kaiser History

NUHW accepted the worst contract in Kaiser history on Sunday, November 15, 2015 after five years of failed strikes, pickets, and no raises. NUHW promised that they would never settle a contract at Kaiser unless it included retro pay, and …

Kaiser Gives NUHW Final Offer for IBHS Members

On October 6, 2015, Kaiser Permanente presented their last, best, and final contract proposal to NUHW during negotiations for a contract for IBHS therapists represented by NUHW. These employees have been without a contract or raises since November 2010, when …

SEIU-UHW vs. NUHW: There’s Just No Comparison

NUHW is weak financially, and they don’t have enough members to fight for and win strong contracts. See how they stack up compared to SEIU-United Healthcare Workers, West (SEIU-UHW) here. And check out the NUHW contract at Children’s Hospital of …

NUHW in Serious Financial Trouble

NUHW is in serious financial trouble, deep in debt to the California Nurses Association (CNA). Instead of going to the fight for strong contracts to protect its few members, NUHW is sending member dues to pay off its debt. See …

Kaiser Optical Workers Try to Escape NUHW

In 2010, Kaiser optical workers made the mistake of getting trapped in NUHW. They’ve struggled ever since to get a contract, missing out on thousands of dollars in raises that their Kaiser co-workers got guaranteed with SEIU-UHW. Due to the …

Message Delivered: Children’s Hospital Workers Want Out of NUHW

In September 2015, nearly half of the workers represented by NUHW at Children’s Hospital of Oakland voted to get rid of NUHW and join SEIU-UHW instead. They were clear in their message to NUHW: “We are fed up with poor …

California Nurses Association Dumps NUHW

According to the San Francisco Business Times the California Nurses Association (CNA) is tired of supporting NUHW and wants out of their partnership. This is a major blow to the floundering NUHW which finds itself heavily in debt and struggling …