January 8th, 2020

Statement by Sal Rosselli on Gov. Newsom’s plan to strengthen enforcement of state mental health parity rules

The following statement is from Sal Rosselli, president of the National Union of Health Care Workers (NUHW), the union which represents more than 4,500 Kaiser workers, including 3,600 mental health clinicians who are still without On behalf of NUHW members, we commend Governor Newsom for making access to mental health care a top priority in […]

January 7th, 2020

Kindred workers vote to join NUHW

More than two dozen occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech pathologists voted unanimously on Jan. 7 to join NUHW. These workers are employed by Kindred, but provide care at Dominican Hospital’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Center in Santa Cruz. They join more than 100 NUHW members at Dominican. “As someone born and raised in this community, I […]

December 19th, 2019

Press release: Day 4 of Kaiser Mental Health Care Strike

Kaiser therapists take fight to State Capitol and demand oversight agency hold Kaiser — and all insurers — accountable for providing timely mental health care Pickets also planned for Los Angeles and San Diego Kaiser psychologists, therapists, social workers and other healthcare professionals from across Northern California and the Central Valley will converge on Sacramento […]

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

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 […]