April 22nd, 2015

Kaiser Optical: The facts about Kaiser’s final offer

Connie Wilson’s most recent letter to Optical workers is absurd. She states that an Optical proposal was made “in error by Kaiser Permanente on February 17” and that the proposal was “flawed.” This is the same proposal that Kaiser has been making over and over again to the Optical bargaining committee since 2012. (See timeline […]

April 2nd, 2015

NUHW Executive Board sworn in

NUHW’s new Executive Board was sworn in March 14 following union-wide elections held in January. The Executive Board is the governing body of the union and is empowered to take all lawful action consistent with the NUHW Constitution and Bylaws. The board consists of a full-time president, full-time secretary–treasurer, one retiree vice president, and rank-and-file […]

April 2nd, 2015

NUHW members leaflet San Francisco event honoring Kaiser CEO’s “vision of healing”

The San Francisco Chronicle narrowly avoided an embarrassing mistake Tuesday night by not giving its first annual Visionary of the Year Award to Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson. A winner among thirteen nominees was announced at a gala dinner March 31 at the city’s Fairmont Hotel. NUHW members distributed leaflets at the event to inform San Francisco’s elite […]

March 2nd, 2015

Regulators slam Kaiser (again) for failures in mental health services

The California Department of Managed Health Care finally released its long-awaited follow-up survey of Kaiser Permanente’s mental health services, and once again it ain’t a pretty picture. The DMHC found that Kaiser has failed to correct two of the four problems the agency cited and fined Kaiser $4 million for in 2013. Kaiser not only […]

March 2nd, 2015

Press coverage: DMHC follow-up survey slams Kaiser mental health services

On February 24, 2015, the California Department of Managed Health Care released its follow-up survey of Kasier mental health services, which shows that Kaiser continues to violate state laws governing timely access to care. Click here to read the report.  Click here to read the DMHC’s press release.  Click here for press coverage of NUHW’s […]