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December 16th, 2019

Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians launch 5-day strike

Psychologists, mental health therapists and other medical professionals at Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente began a five-day strike Dec. 16 at facilities across California, according to the union that represents them. The National Union of Healthcare Workers said it expects about 4,000 Kaiser caregivers to participate in the strike, potentially shutting down mental health services at […]


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December 16th, 2019

Press Release: Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians launch 5-day strike

Psychologists, mental health therapists and other medical professionals at Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente began a five-day strike Dec. 16 at facilities across California, according to the union that represents them. The National Union of Healthcare Workers said it expects about 4,000 Kaiser caregivers to participate in the strike, potentially shutting down mental health services at […]


December 13th, 2019

Press release: Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians to kick-off 5-day strike Monday throughout California

Despite repeated violations of California Mental Health Parity Act, Kaiser has rejected proposals to improve access to care Four thousand psychologists, therapists, psychiatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals are striking Kaiser Permanente facilities across California December 16–20 to demand that the HMO demonstrate good faith and fix its broken mental health system that leaves patients […]


December 6th, 2019

Press release: Trump NLRB orders Queen of the Valley Medical Center to recognize union

The National Labor Relations Board has affirmed a federal judge’s ruling that Queen of the Valley Medical Center illegally withdrew recognition of an employee union and denied more than 400 caregivers their right to union representation. A three-member panel of the labor board — two of whom were appointed by President Trump — found that […]


December 5th, 2019

Press release: 4,000 Mental health clinicians to strike Kaiser Permanente facilities across California for five days beginning Monday, December 16

Strike had been postponed following last month’s sudden passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson [See the December 16 press release here.] Four thousand psychologists, therapists, psychiatric nurses and other healthcare professionals are striking Kaiser Permanente facilities across California Dec. 16 – 20 to demand that the HMO demonstrate good faith and fix its broken mental […]