November 27th, 2018

Video: Kaiser, don’t deny your patients care

You can’t wait a month and a half for mental healthcare. That’s what Kaiser Permanente Thrive does to its patients — it prevents them from seeing their therapists in their hour of need. What good is the diagnosis, if you can’t receive the treatment? Kaiser is failing to live up to its obligations as a […]


November 25th, 2018

Video: Kaiser mental health patients are speaking out

Have you waited weeks or months for mental health appointments? Have you been pushed into group therapy or forced to pay out-of-pocket for non-Kaiser therapists? Share your story with us at kaiserdontdeny.org. We represent Kaiser mental health clinicians who are working to make Kaiser finally deliver timely, consistent mental health care.


September 27th, 2018

Kaiser professionals fighting for better patient care

Kaiser Permanente is making little effort to settle a contract with more than 4,000 of its caregivers. The contract for these union-represented healthcare professionals expires September 30, yet during three months and 28 bargaining sessions, Kaiser has not offered a meaningful response to its employees’ concerns regarding staffing, patient access to appointments, or work-life balance, […]


June 29th, 2018

NUHW calls for migrant families to be immediately reunited

NUHW’s Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution Thursday, June 28 condemning President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policies and calling on his administration to immediately return migrant children to their parents. The resolution followed a statement signed by seven NUHW Executive vice presidents, who are also mental health clinicians, warning that the administration’s “zero-tolerance” approach risked causing […]


May 25th, 2018

NUHW members volunteer to elect allies in June Primary election

As a social worker, Martha Rea is no stranger to knocking on a stranger’s door and striking up a conversation. But even she was a little nervous pounding the pavement for Mark Leno, who NUHW has endorsed for mayor of San Francisco. “What inspired me was that Mark has been supportive of our union’s efforts […]