As members of the Resident and Fellow Physician Union - Northwest (RFPU-NW), as doctors who took the Hippocratic oath to “do no harm,” and as some of the 1 in 4 women who will have an abortion by age 45, we firmly believe that abortions are not only standard of care, but they are necessary … Continue reading Resident Physician Response to Pending Strike Down of Roe v. Wade
RFPU-NW in Solidarity with United Starbucks Workers!
The members of the Resident and Fellow Union - Northwest (RFPU-NW) are proud to stand in solidarity with the organizing Starbucks workers of Seattle and beyond! RFPU-NW believes every working person should be free to organize a union in their workplace without fear of retaliation. We are inspired by the unwavering unity and strength of … Continue reading RFPU-NW in Solidarity with United Starbucks Workers!
Resident Physician Response to Texas Abortion Ban
In perhaps the biggest blow to Roe v Wade (1973), the Supreme Court’s inaction on Texas’s S.B. 8 poses one of the greatest threats to reproductive freedom in the state and perhaps beyond. The bill is draconian in its treatment of reproductive choice and legal right to receiving an abortion in that it prohibits abortion … Continue reading Resident Physician Response to Texas Abortion Ban
RFPU-NW Statement on Chauvin Verdict
Links: Police killings are the sixth leading cause of death among young Black men. The CDC declared racism a serious public health threat.
RFPU-NW addresses recent anti-Asian hate crimes in King County, calls for action.
Asian Americans Advancing JusticeStop AAPI HateBystander interventionStop Asian Hate.InfoAsian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS)
RFPU – NW condemns hate crimes, racial harassment, and discrimination against Asian Americans.
Asian Americans Advancing JusticeStop AAPI HateBystander interventionStop Asian Hate.Info
RFPU – NW in Solidarity with UW Academic Student Employees (ASEs) with UAW 4121
ASEs at UW will begin bargaining their next contract with our mutual employer soon. Our union shares our solidarity with these UAW 4121 members in their fight for a fair contract. The below letter was presented to UAW 4121 members at their membership meeting. Learn more about their bargaining demands here.