Kaiser Optical

NUHW’s Kaiser Optical Chapter includes optical workers from Kaiser facilities throughout Northern California. They voted to join NUHW in 2010.

 

Organizers:

Beja Alisheva
(415) 845-2144
balisheva@nuhw.org

Peter Brogan
(916) 695-9651
pbrogan@nuhw.org

Pysay Phinith
(510) 604-6200
pphinith@nuhw.org

NUHW Kaiser Division Director:

Greg Tegenkamp
(415) 640-0648
gtegenkamp@nuhw.org

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Kaiser Optical LATEST NEWS

Video: Kaiser, don’t deny your patients care

POSTED ON November 27th, 2018

You can’t wait a month and a half for mental healthcare. That’s what Kaiser Permanente Thrive does to its patients — it prevents them from seeing their therapists in their hour of need. What good is the diagnosis, if you can’t receive the treatment? Kaiser is failing to live up to its obligations as a […]


Video: Kaiser mental health patients are speaking out

POSTED ON November 25th, 2018

Have you waited weeks or months for mental health appointments? Have you been pushed into group therapy or forced to pay out-of-pocket for non-Kaiser therapists? Share your story with us at kaiserdontdeny.org. We represent Kaiser mental health clinicians who are working to make Kaiser finally deliver timely, consistent mental health care.


Kaiser professionals fighting for better patient care

POSTED ON September 27th, 2018

Kaiser Permanente is making little effort to settle a contract with more than 4,000 of its caregivers. The contract for these union-represented healthcare professionals expires September 30, yet during three months and 28 bargaining sessions, Kaiser has not offered a meaningful response to its employees’ concerns regarding staffing, patient access to appointments, or work-life balance, […]


NUHW calls for migrant families to be immediately reunited

POSTED ON June 29th, 2018

NUHW’s Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution Thursday, June 28 condemning President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policies and calling on his administration to immediately return migrant children to their parents. The resolution followed a statement signed by seven NUHW Executive vice presidents, who are also mental health clinicians, warning that the administration’s “zero-tolerance” approach risked causing […]


NUHW’s Kaiser fight discussed on labor podcast

POSTED ON February 7th, 2018

NUHW President Sal Rosselli and Clem Papazian, a psychiatric social worker at Kaiser Permanente, appeared on a leading labor podcast this month to discuss our five-year fight to improve access to mental health care at the nation’s largest HMO. Host Jonathan Tasini lauded NUHW’s campaign as “social movement unionism at its best,” during the 25-minute […]