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December 18th, 2019

Mental health patients and providers file complaints about access to care

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 […]


December 17th, 2019

December 2019 Kaiser Strike: Day 2

NUHW members streamed to rallies in Los Angeles and Oakland Tuesday in a powerful show of force to Kaiser. In Oakland, we marched more than a mile down Broadway, closing half of the thoroughfare, as we convened for a rally in front of Kaiser corporate headquarters.  Meanwhile, hundreds more members, along with patients and community […]


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December 17th, 2019

Press release: Kaiser Mental Health Care Strike enters second day

Kaiser therapists from across California to converge on Oakland and Los Angeles for rallies and a march on Kaiser corporate headquarters After picketing nearly a dozen Kaiser Permanente facilities Monday from San Diego to Sacramento, striking Kaiser psychologists, social workers and other healthcare professionals are streaming to Oakland and Los Angeles Tuesday for large-scale rallies. […]


December 16th, 2019

December 2019 Kaiser Strike: Day 1

The first day of our strike was a great success, marked by spirited picket lines and energetic rallies during which elected officials from across the state, including Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, stood in solidarity with us in our fight to achieve real parity at Kaiser Permanente. We earned media coverage throughout the state (see below). […]


December 16th, 2019

Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians begin statewide strike at 6 a.m. today

Five-day action by 4,000 Kaiser caregivers will potentially shut down mental health services at more than 100 Kaiser facilities across California Thousands of Kaiser Permanente psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and other healthcare professionals are streaming to picket lines Monday to begin a five-day strike to demand that Kaiser demonstrate good faith and fix its […]