On the last day of our statewide mental health strike, we braved the rain in the Bay Area and celebrated our achievements on picket lines across the state. Our picket at Oakland Medical Center was epic — we had a vocal and robust crowd of more than 400 NUHW members, CNA members, Kaiser optical workers, […]
The National Union of Healthcare Workers held a mental health forum in Oakland to discuss Kaiser Permanente’s delays and denials of mental health care. Patients and their families shared their experiences of struggling to obtain care and the sometimes tragic outcomes that have resulted from Kaiser’s inadequate care; clinicians discussed the difficulties and frustrations of […]
Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane and the Brown family of Santa Rosa share their stories with striking NUHW-represented Kaiser mental health clinicians in San Francisco. Zane and the Browns lost loved ones to suicide after Kaiser Permanente Thrive denied them the mental health care they desperately needed.
Four thousand Kaiser mental health clinicians and health care professionals will start a five-day statewide strike Dec. 10 that will impact more than 100 Kaiser clinics and hospitals across California. For nearly a decade, these workers have dedicated themselves to improving mental health care at Kaiser. After a five-year fight, they won a contract in […]
December 10-14, Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians represented by NUHW will hold a strike at Kaiser facilities across California. Four-thousand psychologists, therapists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and addiction medicine specialists — along with other medical professionals — will stage pickets outside dozens of facilities from San Diego to Sacramento. Kaiser has a long history of […]