December 20th, 2019

December 2019 Kaiser Strike: Day 5

We had a strong finish to our strike with lively pickets at nine locations across the state from San Diego to Sacramento. Today’s actions came on the heels of a successful march on the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) in Sacramento, which was covered by the Sacramento Bee and affiliated newspapers. Our demand that […]

December 19th, 2019

Press release: Day 4 of Kaiser Mental Health Care Strike

Kaiser therapists take fight to State Capitol and demand oversight agency hold Kaiser — and all insurers — accountable for providing timely mental health care Pickets also planned for Los Angeles and San Diego Kaiser psychologists, therapists, social workers and other healthcare professionals from across Northern California and the Central Valley will converge on Sacramento […]

December 19th, 2019

December 2019 Kaiser Strike: Day 4

Hundreds of NUHW members boarded buses to the Capitol Building in Sacramento and Kaiser Southern California headquarters in Pasadena for rallies Thursday that focused on holding Kaiser accountable for its violations of the California Mental Health Parity Act. We also picketed in Fresno. In Sacramento, we marched with a police escort from the Capitol Building […]

December 18th, 2019

December 2019 Kaiser Strike: Day 3

NUHW members expanded our picket lines to 10 locations Wednesday as our strike entered its third day. Despite rain in Northern California, we continued to have strong participation, augmented by community allies and Kaiser patients. See photos and videos below. You can also find more on our social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. In Santa […]

December 18th, 2019

Patients and Clinicians Report Problems at Kaiser

The state agency that oversees Kaiser Permanente warned Kaiser on Tuesday that it must meet state standards for providing timely access to mental health care during this week’s strike. The Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) also invited anyone who had a mental health appointment inappropriately rescheduled this week to call the agency’s help-line at […]