MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013
Workers to Picket Children’s Hospital Oakland for Improved Patient Care
What: Members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) at Children’s Hospital Oakland will be conducting an informational picket (not a strike or work stoppage) for a fair contract that protects long-held employee rights and health insurance protections and to protest unsafe staffing at the hospital. NUHW members will be joined in solidarity on the picket line by registered nurses in the California Nurses Association (CNA) and employees represented by the Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union (CHEU).
When: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 11am to 1:30pm (peak attendance from 12-12:30)
Where: Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, 747 52nd St Oakland CA 94609
Visuals: Caregivers in scrubs with picket signs, marching and chanting in front of hospital
Contact: Before July 2 — Leighton Woodhouse: (213) 948-3545
On July 2 — Brian McNamara: (213) 280-0925