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 […]

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 […]

November 20th, 2019

Providence St. Joseph workers on strike

Hospital workers went strike Wednesday, November 20, against Providence St. Joseph hospitals in Northern California, demanding contracts that ensure safe staffing and require the health care giant to invest its massive profits into its workforce and the communities it serves. While Providence St. Joseph, the nation’s third largest nonprofit hospital system, generates annual net revenues […]