Hospital & Health Care EmployeesHospital & Health Care Employees

Our Mission

  • To Protect All Workers.
  • To promote and safeguard the economic interests of our members and their families and to assist members in obtaining employment.
  • To achieve for our members higher wages, shorter hours, health and pension benefits and improved working conditions.
  • To protect and advance the technical and professional status of our members.

In response to an urgent need for organization among health care, nursing home and other related workers, the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees will devote all of its energies and resources to the task of organizing all employees in this field, and others as requested. NUHHCE strives to organize and in so doing bring about significant improvement in wages and other terms and conditions of employment.

NUHHCE is dedicated to bringing the benefits of organization and unity of purpose to all workers: professional, technical, clerical and service and maintenance employees, and all employees in health care institutions such as medical centers, hospital, nursing homes, pharmacies and other related services.

Aims and Purposes

  1. To organize and unite all workers within the jurisdiction of the National Union, without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, political affiliation or religious persuasion.
  2. To achieve for its members higher wages, shorter hours, health and pension benefits and improved working conditions; to promote and safeguard the economic interests of its members and their families and to assist members in obtaining employment.
  3. To protect and advance the technical and professional status of its members; to aid and encourage members to acquire greater knowledge and skill in their profession and to participate in the development of high quality health care for all the people of our nation, regardless of their economic position.
  4. To educate the workers in the trade union principles; to maintain, preserve and extend the democratic processes and institutions of our country; to advance, defend and protect civil liberties and civil rights; to eliminate all forms of discrimination and racism; and to aid in the adoption of legislation in the interest of its members and for the well-being of the people generally.
  5. To stimulate the broadest possible rank and file participation in the formulation and execution of the program of the National Union; and to encourage development of the most effective leadership.
  6. There shall be full respect for all differences of opinion, and all members shall have freedom of expression.
  7. All members shall be bound by, respect and support the decision of the majority.
  8. Roberts’ Rules of Order shall control the conduct of all meetings, except as otherwise provided in this Constitution.