Our Kaiser strike was a great success! We held sixty-five picket lines in thirty-five cities throughout California between January 12 and January 16, 2015, bringing much-needed attention to Kaiser’s profit-first mentality and to the systemic understaffing of Kaiser’s psychiatry department, which has led to hardships and even tragedies for Kaiser patients and their families. We […]
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: California Labor’s Civil Wars Continue By CAL WINSLOW CounterPunch, Jan. 30, 2015 http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/01/30/california-labors-civil-wars-continue/ In the first big strike of the year, 3,500 California health care workers took to the picket line at Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest health care provider (HMO). Therapists, psychologists, optical workers, dieticians, social workers, psychiatric […]
Massachusetts Nurses Association issues statement of support, makes donation to striking NUHW Kaiser workers
CANTON, Mass. — The Massachusetts Nurses Association is proud to issue this statement of support for the 2,600 Kaiser Permanente California mental health clinicians and the 700 medical social workers, optical workers and other healthcare professionals represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers, who are in the midst of a historic seven-day strike to […]
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