October 10th, 2019

Press release: Mental health clinicians launch statewide actions protesting Kaiser Permanente’s failure to provide timely mental health care

Round-the-clock presence to be established Sunday outside Kaiser’s Oakland headquarters and Monday outside Kaiser’s Los Angeles Medical Center, where clinicians will assemble 60-foot-long mental health monuments OAKLAND — Nearly 4,000 psychologists, social workers, therapists, and other Kaiser professionals are escalating their campaign to force Kaiser Permanente to fix its broken mental health system by establishing […]

October 1st, 2019

Alameda County Supervisors declare solidarity with Kaiser Permanente clinicians fighting for mental health parity

  The Alameda County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday declaring its “strong support” for establishing “full parity for mental health patients and clinicians at Kaiser Permanente.” The resolution, which also expresses solidarity with Kaiser clinicians “in their fight to settle a fair contract,” was passed two weeks after Kaiser withdrew a proposed […]

September 26th, 2019

Press release: NUHW members endorse Warren, Sanders for president

Statewide Vote by Key California Union Delivers Presidential Endorsement to Senators Warren and Sanders Members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers from across California voted to endorse the two progressive leaders. NUHW’s executive board voted to provide resources and grassroots support to both campaigns. Harris and Biden finished third and fourth in balloting by […]

September 25th, 2019

Mental health clinicians strike and rally in rejection of Kaiser’s scare tactics

Kaiser mental health clinicians in Northern California sent a strong message to management that they won’t be forced into accepting a contract that doesn’t go far enough to improve patient care and working conditions. On September 17 — Kaiser’s deadline for clinicians to either ratify a contract that 92 percent of them had voted to […]

September 25th, 2019

NUHW members strike Janus of Santa Cruz

NUHW members at Janus of Santa Cruz held their first-ever strike on Thursday, September 26, after management imposed a first contract that did not remedy poverty wages that has forced many workers to find new jobs. “I love Janus, but I couldn’t afford to stay full-time at a job that paid so little that my […]