District 1199NM, NUHHCE
District 1199NM is part of the National Union of Hospital & Healthcare Employees, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. It is an autonomous District which hires and directs its own staff. We represent health care employees at five institutions from Central to Northern New Mexico: University Hospitals in Albuquerque, Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center (CSVRMC) in Santa Fe, Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC) in Los Alamos, Holy Cross Hospital (HCH) in Taos, and Alta Vista Regional Hospital (AVRH) in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Internationally, we affiliated with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and the AFL-CIO.Our union is unique because it is spread out over half of the state, we represent employees at Private-Not-For-Profit and Private-For-Profit hospitals, as well as public employees at the only teaching hospital in the state, and both city and rural hospitals. District 1199NM has several Union Chapters at each hospital: UNMH - Licensed & Technical (RN's and Technical) and Support Staff, CSVRMC - Nurses, Technical and Service & Maintenance, LAMC - Nurses and Technical, HCH - Nurses (PPA) and Technical/Support (PPAA) and AVRH - One chapter for all employees.