April 30th, 2020

NUHW members demand that Kaiser follow public health orders

When it comes to preventing the spread of COVID-19, public health experts are clear: Even essential businesses like Kaiser Permanente must “maximize the number of employees who work from home,” according to an April 10 order of LA County Health Officer Muntu Davis. But Kaiser is making many of its psychologists, therapists, psychiatric nurses, health […]

December 30th, 2019

Kaiser mental health workers hold 5-day statewide strike

Four thousand Kaiser mental health clinicians and other healthcare professionals demonstrated their resolve last week with a powerful five-day strike that put Kaiser on the defensive and forced its executives to understand just how determined NUHW members are to win a fair contract that improves the care their patients receive. Over the course of five […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]