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July 23rd, 2021

Patients are leaving Kaiser to get mental health care

More than 1,400 Kaiser mental health patients have shared stories at kaiserdontdeny.org of care delayed or denied, and the stories keep coming in. Here’s a recent story from a patient in South Sacramento who had to leave Kaiser to get the mental health care she needed..  I was dealing with a severe crisis and needed […]


July 16th, 2021

Kaiser Permanente criticized for denying patients with postpartum depression the only FDA-authorized drug

Last year, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 855, a landmark mental health parity law written to prevent health plans from denying people mental health care on the grounds that the treatment was not “medically necessary.” Now it appears that Kaiser Permanente might already be violating the law. In a story aired by KQED, the Bay […]


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July 14th, 2021

We have a tentative agreement!

We have a new Tentative Agreement! Join a General Membership meeting to learn more  about it and get your questions answered! Keck/Norris Meetings: Thursday, July 15 at 11am, 5pm, and 7.30pm Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81297434115 (same link for all sessions) Clinic and Call Center Meeting: Friday, July 16 at 6pm Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81297434115 Summary of our tentative agreement: Wages: Wage scales that […]


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July 14th, 2021

Family can’t get timely care from Kaiser for autistic son

More than 1400 Kaiser mental health patients have shared stories at kaiserdontdeny.org of care delayed or denied, and the stories keep coming in. Here’s a recent story from a family in Sacramento struggling to get care for their autistic son.  We have belonged to Kaiser for well over 25 years. Their services for physical healthcare […]


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July 9th, 2021

Keck Hospital bargaining update (July 9)

NUHW Brothers and Sisters: WE HAVE A TENTATIVE AGREEMENT!!! The Bargaining Team is proud to share the fantastic news. After 4 months of negotiations for the Hospitals and Clinics and nearly 2 years(!) for the Call Center culminating in an overwhelming 5 day strike authorization vote, we have concluded our negotiations and reached a complete […]