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January 6th, 2011

Kaiser Agrees to Stop Breaking the Law, Restores NUHW Members’ Raises and Benefits

After being ordered by two judges to comply with the law, Kaiser Permanente has agreed to restore illegally withheld raises and benefits to 2,300 NUHW members in Southern California. Yesterday, Kaiser Regional Vice President of Human Resources Arlene Peasnall filed an affidavit in federal court, stating that “(t)he 2% across the board pay increase has […]


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December 17th, 2010

Federal Judge orders Kaiser to grant “unlawfully withheld” raises and benefits to NUHW members

Judge Gary Allen Feess of the United States District Court, Central District of California, has issued an injunction against Kaiser Permanente for illegally withholding scheduled wage increases and benefits from 2,300 Southern California RNs and professionals who voted to join NUHW in January of this year. The judge’s ruling charges Kaiser with “failing and refusing to […]


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December 16th, 2010

In The News: Kaiser Permanente violated labor laws by withholding raises, benefits

By Kathy Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal An administrative law judge has ruled that Kaiser Permanente violated federal labor law by withholding scheduled raises and other benefits from Southern California workers who voted to leave Service Employees International Union to join a rival this year — and ordered the health care giant to pay workers what they are […]


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December 16th, 2010

NLRB Judge Says Kaiser Broke the Law, Orders Company to Pay Raises and Backpay

In a “clear as day” ruling, an Administrative Law Judge announced this week that Kaiser Permanente broke the law by withholding raises and benefits from Southern California NUHW members. The judge ordered Kaiser to pay all wages and benefits due to Kaiser Southern California Pros and RNs who belong to NUHW, including back pay, with interest. While […]