Health care workers and employees at Methodist Hospital in Arcadia give thumbs up


Health Care Workers and Employees at Methodist Hospital in Arcadia Vote to Unionize

On Jan. 21 and 22, health care workers and employees at Methodist Hospital voted in a secret ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board to join CHEU. CHEU will represent nearly 700 health care workers and employees at the hospital. They include technical employees, nursing assistants, and other hospital workers.

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Shasta Medical Center healthcare workers join union

Shasta Regional Medical Center Healthcare Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join Union

Healthcare workers at Shasta Regional Medical Center (SRMC) in Redding, CA voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday May 1st to join Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union (CHEU) an affiliate of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU).

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Why Caregiver and Healthcare Employees want CHEU

The Caregivers Union is an independent union formed in 2001 by hospital employees to win strong union representation, better benefits and improved conditions for employees and patients. Caregivers Union is an affiliate of the National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC/CNA).

Workplace Violence Regulations

Workplace Violence Puts Everyone At Risk

The California Nurses Association (CNA) sponsored S.B. 1299 in response to workplace violence as a serious occupational hazard for registered nurses and other healthcare workers. S.B. 1299 became law in 2014 and directed Cal/OSHA to develop a comprehensive workplace violence prevention standard for hospitals and other healthcare settings. CNA members provided significant testimony during the rulemaking process, which enabled Cal/OSHA to develop comprehensive regulations that are a model for the nation.

Kindred San Gabriel nurses and health care workers hold signs "Our Union, Our Rights, Our Patients"

Kindred San Gabriel nurses and caregivers: hospital industry attack on safe staffing puts lives of patients, nurses, workers at risk

Registered nurses and caregivers at Kindred San Gabriel Hospital will hold a press conference, tomorrow, Feb. 10 to protest the unsafe staffing conditions at the hospital.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United/Caregivers & Healthcare Employees Union
February 9, 2021


Palomar Health healthcare workers inside hospital wear stickers calling for safe staffing ratios

Nurses and Health Care Workers Speak Out Against Palomar Health’s Waiver of Safe Staffing Standards

Registered nurses and caregivers will hold a car caravan Tuesday, Dec. 29 declaring their opposition to the healthcare district’s application for a blanket waiver of state-mandated safe nurse-to-patient staffing ratios.

Caregiver and Healthcare Employees Union/California Nurses Association
December 28, 2020


Health care workers hold signs calling fo safe staffing

Nurses and Health Care Workers Take Action Against Palomar Health’s Ratio Waiver and Commingling of Patients

Nurses, caregivers, and community members are outraged at Palomar Heath CEO’s misinformation and blatant misrepresentation of actual critical low staffing and dangerous co-mingling of Covid-19 patients and non-Covid-19 patients assigned to nurses and caregivers.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers & Healthcare Employees Union
December 13, 2020