June 9th, 2019

Kaiser mental health strike – CALLED OFF

Kaiser mental health clinicians call off open-ended strike amid recent progress in negotiations

June 7th, 2019

RAMS workers win first contract after long struggle

NUHW-represented workers Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc. voted overwhelmingly this month to ratify their first contract after more than a year of negotiations. The 18-month pact includes an average wage increase of 14 percent, retroactive to July 1, 2018 for the 125 mental health professionals at the San Francisco nonprofit. The workers will also get additional […]

June 5th, 2019

Video: This Kaiser therapist is ready to go on strike for better patient care

Alicia Cruz is a therapist at the Kaiser Permanente Thrive Medical Center in San Francisco. Alicia’s group therapy sessions are so crowded that many people have to sit on the floor. Four thousand Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians and health care professionals are set to begin an open-ended strike on Tuesday, June 11, all across […]

June 3rd, 2019

May 2019 Pulse

Welcome to the May 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW members have picketed for fair wages, fought illegal takeaways, pressured Kaiser to fix its mental health care system, made national news protesting a Joe Biden fundraiser at the home of a Kaiser board member and settled multiple contracts. Check out the […]

June 2nd, 2019

California Democratic Party passes resolution calling on Kaiser to improve its mental health services

The California Democratic Party passed a resolution Sunday, June 2, calling on Kaiser Permanente to achieve “full parity for mental health patients” by “boosting clinician staffing to levels sufficient to ensure timely access to appropriate care” and providing “Kaiser’s mental health clinicians with the same raises and benefits enjoyed by all other members of Kaiser’s […]