December 5th, 2011

We Blew the Whistle on Kaiser

Dear Brothers and Sisters, After we released the findings of a survey of more than 300 Kaiser mental health care providers that showed that Kaiser understaffs its mental health services at the expense of our patients, Kaiser management did what they’ve always done. Kaiser tried to blow us off. They said our concerns for our patients […]

November 30th, 2011

Kaiser workers blow whistle on behalf of patient care

Kaiser Psychiatric Social Worker Emily Ryan and Psychologist Spencer Gross joined by Rebecca Gonzales, California chapter National Association of Social WorkersKaiser workers filed a complaint Tuesday morning in Sacramento with the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) calling on the agency to investigate deficiencies in Kaiser’s delivery of mental health care. The complaint puts […]

November 14th, 2011

USA Today: Kaiser mental health patients forced to wait past limit

Today, USA Today and the Huffington Post have both reported on NUHW’s “Care Delayed, Cared Denied.” Based on a survey of more than 300 mental health clinicians, “Care Delayed, Care Denied” shows in clear detail that Kaiser Permanente, California’s largest HMO, systematically understaffs its mental health services in violation of California state law, leaving some […]

September 24th, 2011

Member photos from our statewide Kaiser strike

  Photos taken by NUHW members of 21,000 Kaiser workers striking across California to protect patient care, and workers’ secure retirement and health benefits in the first statewide strike in Kaiser’s history.

September 20th, 2011

Kaiser Mental Health Caregivers Speak Up for Patients

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