- To protect all workers
- To promote and safeguard the economic interests of our members and their families
- To achieve for our members higher wages, shorter hours, health and pension benefits, and improved working conditions
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 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, hospitals, nursing homes, pharmacies, and other related services.
AIMS AND PURPOSES
1. To organize and unite the workers within its jurisdiction regardless of sex, race, color, age, religion, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, or affiliation.
2. To achieve improved working conditions, shorter and better scheduled hours, health, pension, and other benefits and higher wages.
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 the health care field, and to help achieve quality care for all people regardless of economic status.
4. To educate workers in trade Union principles.
5. To foster and extend democratic procedures in our country.
6. To defend civil liberties and rights and to abolish all forms of prejudice and discrimination and to support and advocate legislation to promote these ends.
7. There shall be full respect for all differences of opinion and all members shall have the freedom of expression.