December 14th, 2018

Kaiser Mental Health Strike: Day 5

Friday, December 14 We did it! We staged the largest mental health care workers strike in U.S. history. Over five days, thousands of us staged nearly 70 pickets outside 32 Kaiser facilities from San Diego to Sacramento. Our strike inspired hundreds of people to share their stories about Kaiser denying them timely mental health care. […]

December 13th, 2018

Kaiser Mental Health Strike: Day 4

Thursday, December 13 As we get closer to the end of our weeklong strike, our energy and passion show no sign of waning. We staged 13 pickets throughout California: Fresno, Redwood City, San Jose, San Leandro, San Rafael, South Sacramento, South San Francisco, Stockton, Vacaville, and Walnut Creek in the north; Fontana, Irvine, Los Angeles (Harbor City), […]

December 12th, 2018

Kaiser Mental Health Strike: Day 3

Wednesday, December 12 Another day on the picket lines, fighting for workers’ rights and patient care. We staged 14 pickets throughout California: Fresno, Richmond, Roseville, San Leandro, San Rafael, Santa Clara, South San Francisco, Stockton, Vallejo, and Walnut Creek in the north; Anaheim, Riverside, San Diego, and West Los Angeles in the south. We were joined again […]

December 11th, 2018

Kaiser Mental Health Strike: Day 2

Tuesday, December 11 Today we staged 10 picket lines throughout California. NUHW members marched in Oakland, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, Sacramento, Fresno, Modesto, Los Angeles (Downey Medical Center), San Diego, Ontario, and Santa Ana. We were joined by friends and supporters from the California Nurses Association and other unions, as well as Kaiser mental health patients and their families. […]

December 10th, 2018

Kaiser Mental Health Strike: Day 1

Monday, December 10 Today was Day 1 of our statewide Kaiser mental health strike. Four thousand of us — psychologists, therapists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, addiction medicine specialists, as well as dietitians, audiologists, speech pathologists, health educators, optical workers, and others — set up  picket lines in front of eight Kaiser facilities throughout California today. […]