February 1st, 2012

Press coverage of our Jan 31 Kaiser Strike

ABC Sacramento San Jose Mercury News (Photo Essay)   ABC Fresno Washington Post, 89.3 KPCC (Audio), Marin Journal, the California Report (Audio) . KFOR (Video) FOX40 Sacramento (Video) Kaiser Fontana: San Bernadino and Inland Empire Sun

January 27th, 2012

NUHW workers picket Kaiser President Bernard Tyson in San Francisco

Chanting “Kaiser profits THRIVING—Worker Benefits DIVING!” more than 50 workers picketed Kaiser President Bernard Tyson outside Embarcadaro Plaza in San Francisco last night.  Read more about the workers’ protest here!

December 5th, 2011

We Blew the Whistle on Kaiser

Dear Brothers and Sisters, After we released the findings of a survey of more than 300 Kaiser mental health care providers that showed that Kaiser understaffs its mental health services at the expense of our patients, Kaiser management did what they’ve always done. Kaiser tried to blow us off. They said our concerns for our patients […]

November 30th, 2011

Kaiser workers blow whistle on behalf of patient care

Kaiser Psychiatric Social Worker Emily Ryan and Psychologist Spencer Gross joined by Rebecca Gonzales, California chapter National Association of Social WorkersKaiser workers filed a complaint Tuesday morning in Sacramento with the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) calling on the agency to investigate deficiencies in Kaiser’s delivery of mental health care. The complaint puts […]

November 14th, 2011

USA Today: Kaiser mental health patients forced to wait past limit

Today, USA Today and the Huffington Post have both reported on NUHW’s “Care Delayed, Cared Denied.” Based on a survey of more than 300 mental health clinicians, “Care Delayed, Care Denied” shows in clear detail that Kaiser Permanente, California’s largest HMO, systematically understaffs its mental health services in violation of California state law, leaving some […]