December 21st, 2018

NUHW members put pressure on Kaiser with statewide strike

Four thousand NUHW members staged a five-day strike this month, putting intense pressure on Kaiser Permanente to settle a contract that treats its workers fairly and provides patients better access to mental health treatment. Strikers included psychologists, social workers, therapists, psychiatric nurses, addiction medicine specialists, dietitians, audiologists and health educators as well as nurses and […]

November 29th, 2018

Press release: Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Clinicians in California Announce 5-day Strike to begin Dec. 10

Four Thousand Caregivers to Protest over the Quality of Mental Health Care. Strike will Affect more than 100 Kaiser Clinics and Medical Facilities Emeryville – The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) filed notice with state authorities today that mental health clinicians represented by the union will hold a strike at Kaiser Permanente facilities across California Dec. […]

November 20th, 2018

Press release: Kaiser mental health clinicians authorize 5-day statewide strike

Approximately 4,000 caregivers are prepared to strike more than 100 Kaiser clinics and medical facilities across California to settle a contract that improves access to mental health care. Seven years after exposing Kaiser Permanente’s failure to provide timely access to mental health care in violation of state law, Kaiser mental health clinicians are preparing to hold […]

October 30th, 2018

West Anaheim workers win 16 to 49 percent raises

For years, Prime Healthcare underpaid workers at West Anaheim Medical Center, while milking millions of dollars in profit. But that changed last year when more than 100 nurses and medical technicians joined NUHW and started fighting for a fair contract. After staging a picket and a one-day strike and authorizing a five-day strike, those workers […]

October 30th, 2018

Mental health clinicians launch campaign to improve care at Kaiser Permanente

We launched a social media campaign this month alerting Californians that Kaiser Permanente is still making patients wait far too long for follow-up mental health care appointments. The campaign features images of Kaiser mental health clinicians with messages about how Kaiser has refused to provide prompt mental health treatment in violation of state and federal […]