April 16th, 2019

Press Release: Therapists to strike Kaiser mental health clinic where patients wait up to 4 months for appointments

  Kaiser Permanente mental health therapists to strike Pasadena clinic Striking therapists to protest their patients having to wait up to four months for appointments   Los Angeles – Mental health therapists on Tuesday announced a one-day strike at Kaiser’s Pasadena clinic to protest severe understaffing that has forced their patients — many of whom […]

April 15th, 2019

Press Release: Kaiser mental health patients to rally in Oakland demanding better care

Is Kaiser Permanente in denial over its mental health crisis? Mental health patients to gather outside Oakland headquarters after CEO Bernard Tyson ignored their meeting request WHAT: Gathering of patients who were unable to get timely mental health care from Kaiser, including one couple whose teenage daughter died by suicide. WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. […]

April 12th, 2019

Press release: Kaiser Sacramento refuses to provide mental health appointments

Patients in Sacramento area made to wait hours at understaffed walk-in clinics Emeryville – Kaiser Permanente is failing to provide adequate access to mental health care for Sacramento area patients, according to a complaint submitted to California’s Department of Managed Health Care.  In the complaint, Kaiser’s mental health clinicians assert that patients seeking diagnostic assessments are […]

April 12th, 2019

NUHW recognized as “Union of the Year” in Humboldt and Del Norte counties

Capping off a year in which NUHW members in Humboldt County repeatedly demonstrated for safe staffing amid severe service reductions at their hospitals, the Humboldt Del Norte Central Labor Council named NUHW its Union of the Year. NUHW members at St. Joseph Eureka and Redwood Memorial hospitals staged multiple rallies in protest of layoffs that […]

April 10th, 2019

Press release: Statement by NUHW President Sal Rosselli on introduction of 2019 Medicare for All Act in U.S. Senate

Emeryville – On behalf of NUHW’s 15,000 members, we enthusiastically welcome today’s introduction of the Medicare for All Act of 2019 by Sen. Bernie Sanders. Medicare for All is the most sensible solution to our nation’s broken health care system. This legislation will put an end to increasing costs, limited provider choices, soaring drug prices and […]