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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.

Palomar Health Nurses and Health Care Workers

Nurses and Health Care Workers Take Action Against Palomar Health’s Mismanagement

Palomar Health RNs, health care workers, and community supporters will speak out on June 25 against the mismanagement of Palomar Health. The action will highlight their concerns, including lack of appropriate PPE and unsafe staffing due to illegal layoffs during a pandemic.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers & Healthcare Employees Union
June 24, 2020
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Nurses and Healthcare Workers to Protest Palomar Health’s Illegal Layoffs and Demand the Contract Cancellation of Palomar’s CEO

Palomar Health RNs, healthcare workers, and community supporters will hold a public action at noon on Monday, May 11 to demand the contract cancellation of Palomar Health CEO Diane Hansen and the rescinding of illegal layoff notices to 83 RNs and 121 healthcare workers.

California Nurses Association/CHEU
May 10, 2020

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California

Nurses holding signs outside Palomar Health

Tri-City Medical Center and Palomar Health Nurses to Hold Solidarity Caravan with Supporters to Protest Layoffs and Furloughs of Health Care Workers

To protest and demand the rescinding of layoff and furlough notices of 24 RNs at Tri-City Medical Center, 83 RNs at Palomar Health, and 63 caregivers and health care employees at Palomar Health, registered nurses from Tri-City Medical Center and Palomar Health, along with CHEU members and community supporters will hold a solidarity caravan at 12:00 p.m., April 27, announced California Nurses Association/National Nurses United...

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 26, 2020

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California