Kaiser Optical

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



Beja Alisheva
(415) 845-2144

Peter Brogan
(916) 695-9651

Pysay Phinith
(510) 604-6200

NUHW Kaiser Division Director:

Greg Tegenkamp
(415) 640-0648

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Kaiser Optical LATEST NEWS

NUHW Sues California’s “Obamacare” Exchange to Protect Patients from Kaiser Permanente’s Substandard Care

POSTED ON September 10th, 2013

Sacramento—Today, the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) and five other plaintiffs filed suit in the Superior Court of Sacramento, California to block Kaiser Permanente from participating in California’s Health Benefit … keep reading >

NUHW Sues California’s Healthcare Exchange to Protect Patients

POSTED ON September 10th, 2013

Last week I joined with the National Union of Healthcare Workers and four other healthcare workers in filing suit in the Sacramento County Superior Court against the California Health Benefits Exchange because … keep reading >

To All NUHW Members and Supporters

POSTED ON September 2nd, 2013

We want to take this opportunity to extend our greetings to you on this Labor Day weekend. This is our 5th Labor Day since our members decided to take back their union … keep reading >

The only thing guaranteed about SEIU’s IT deal is…a weak contract

POSTED ON April 26th, 2012


Once again, SEIU is trying to fool us into believing their giveaways to Kaiser are actually victories for workers.

SEIU’s latest lie is that they reached a tentative agreement for a contract with no takeaways for IT workers. After weeks of hiding it, SEIU finally disclosed the actual tentative agreement. (With helpful annotations in red from NUHW.)

And here’s the truth: the IT agreement is full of concessions and is just another SEIU sell-out to Kaiser. Here are some facts every Kaiser worker should know about SEIU’s IT deal:  

Congratulations to NUHW’s new Executive Board

POSTED ON March 12th, 2012

NUHW Executive Board joined by Gary Allen, General Vice President, IAMNUHW Board Members Sal Rosselli, PresidentJohn Borsos, Secretary-Treasurer Vice Presidents LaNeta Fitzhugh, Kaiser LAMCMichael Beshears, Kaiser LAMCDanilo Mendoza, Kaiser LAMCEloise Reese-Burns, CottonwoodHelen … keep reading >