Click above to see the slideshow! Last week, Kaiser announced first quarter profits of $921 million, or nearly $10 million a day. That’s a 30% increase over the same time period last year, bringing Kaiser’s profits up to $5 billion since 2009. Yet management is still trying to cut workers’ retirement and healthcare benefits, […]
Last night, RNs from LAMC and psychologists, social workers, dietitians, health educators and other healthcare professionals from Kaiser hospitals and clinics all over Southern California gathered to demonstrate our unity and to urge management to settle a contract that’s fair to workers and safe for patients. See more pictures and stay informed at KaiserUnited.org.
Registered Nurses at Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center will participate in a candlelight vigil tonight to urge Kaiser Permanente to bargain in good faith toward a fair contract that minimizes risks to patient care. RNs have proposed that the hospital agree to provide the nurses with meaningful recourse to enforce staffing ratios that are adequate […]
From American Medical News: A judge and the NLRB order the California-based plan to bargain in good faith with the National Union of Healthcare Workers. By VICTORIA STAGG ELLIOTT, amednews staff. Posted Jan. 18, 2011. Kaiser Permanente affiliates must restore annual raises, tuition reimbursement and a steward training program for employees who elected to switch unions in early […]
Over the last few days, 2,300 Kaiser workers in Southern California who voted to join NUHW have been receiving paychecks reflecting the 2% raises promised them under their prior contract. “We voted NUHW and we didn’t lose anything,” said Irma Dufelmeier, a 24-year RN at Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center. “We kept our raises, our […]