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

Kaiser workers blow whistle on behalf of patient care

POSTED ON November 30th, 2011

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 […]


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

POSTED ON November 14th, 2011

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 […]


Member photos from our statewide Kaiser strike

POSTED ON September 24th, 2011

  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.


Why 17,000 RNs are joining NUHW’s statewide strike against Kaiser

POSTED ON August 25th, 2011

Brothers and Sisters in NUHW: Next month, 17,000 Northern California RNs who are members of the California Nurses Association will join 4,000 NUHW members in a statewide strike against Kaiser. We’re standing united to stop Kaiser’s cuts. Kaiser has put takeaways on the bargaining table that would:  Eliminate Kaiser workers’ defined benefit pension, reducing workers’ […]


A Message from CNA Nurses to Kaiser: Stop the Lies

POSTED ON August 21st, 2011

The California Nurses Association is circulating this leaflet at Kaiser facilities, letting CNA nurses know that their contract fully protects their right to engage in a sympathy strike with NUHW members. Kaiser management is lying to CNA members in an effort to undermine our strike – and nurses aren’t buying it.   Click here to […]