Navigation Links
Dolores Huerta to Join Workers at Candlelight Vigil

Labor Leader Calls on St. Joseph Health System to Treat Pro-Union Workers Fairly

ORANGE, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Labor leader and activist Dolores Huerta will stand with workers from the St. Joseph Health System at a candlelight vigil on Thursday, where she will join their call for a set of fair ground rules protecting the rights of those who are seeking to form a union at the health system's hospitals.

For months, caregivers in Orange County have been working toward organizing a union in order to address critical patient-care issues at their hospitals, such as understaffing. However, their efforts have been met with harassment, pressure and threats from hospital managers bent on stopping unionization at all costs.

As a result, workers seek a "fair election agreement" with the health system, which would allow them and their colleagues to discuss the issue freely while protecting their right to a secret-ballot union election. Numerous other hospital systems, such as Catholic Healthcare West and Kaiser Permanente, have similar agreements with workers.

WHAT: Procession and candlelight vigil by community supporters

urging the Sisters of St. Joseph to negotiate a Free and

Fair Election Agreement for a union election at their


WHO: Dolores Huerta, United Farmworkers co-founder

Jose Moreno, Anaheim City School District board member

Rev. Sarah Halverson, Fairview Community Church

St. Joseph Health System hospital workers

WHEN: Thursday, December 13, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: St. Joseph Health System

Outside the Mother House

480 S. Batavia


The 150,000-member SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West is the largest hospital and healthcare union in the western United States and represents every type of healthcare worker, including nurses, professional, technical and service classifications. Our mission is to achieve high-quality healthcare for all.

SOURCE SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Dolores Huerta to Join Workers at Community & Mission Hospital
2. New Study Reports High Injury Rates for Hotel Workers, Even Higher Rates for Women and Nonwhites
3. Hospital Workers: Management Threatens Patient Care
4. Healthcare Workers Ratify Contract by a 98% Vote
5. Workers Win Contract at St. Francis Medical Center
6. Healthcare Workers Rally to Address Concerns About Layoffs and Quality Patient Care
7. Oil Spill Cleanup May Hurt Workers Lungs
8. Depression Pushes Middle-Aged Workers to Retire
9. The Integrated Benefits Institute Offers Largest Benchmarking Database in U.S. Spanning Disability and Workers Compensation Programs
10. Disabilities Rising Among Workers; Need for Employer-Driven Disability Awareness, Support Efforts Also Increases
11. Saint Vincent Health System of Erie, Pennsylvania Named One of AARP 2007 Best Employers for Workers Over 50
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... As ... Water For Empowerment ™ attracts volunteers together who want to combine talents and ... as key stakeholders in the process. The non-profit launched its first major fundraiser ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Dr. John Pierce, Medical Director at the Ageless ... treatment with the Capillus272™ Pro laser therapy cap. FDA cleared for safety and efficacy, ... without the need for surgery, prescription pills, or topical foams. , “Capillus272™ Pro ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Lakeview Health, a Jacksonville-based drug ... their sobriety and show through pictures what a positive difference it makes. The ... with the hashtag #FacesOfGratitude on their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Short ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... On November 23rd 2015 Cozy Products, a division of Bird-X ... Products explains what this means for business moving forward. , The Tri Lite heater ... model: to sell personal heaters that reduce energy consumption, are economical and keep people ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 2015 , ... In an ongoing Clinical Study conducted by an independent physician, ... Angel is evaluating the efficacy of its product and its disinfection protocol. This study ... from May 2014 through October 2015 at a 360-bed, acute-care, academic medical center located ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015  Today AVACEN Medical announced the issue of United ... Energy Including Blood Viscosity Adjustment ". This patent shields the company,s AVACEN 100 dry heat therapy ... Method. Photo - ... ... ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) (TSX: ENL) today ... will discuss corporate updates at the 27 th Annual ... on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 1 p.m. ET. ... then the link to the event. Participants should allow approximately ... the site and download any streaming media software needed to ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... NEW YORK , November 25, 2015 ... global market of self-monitoring blood glucose devices was valued ... to grow with a CAGR of 5.7% during 2015 ... increasing geriatric population and increasing prevalence of diabetes. In ... about diabetes care is also contributing to the growth ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: