Support Striking Kaiser Therapists

September 13th, 2022

Kaiser mental health strike: Sept. 13

Bargaining resumes tomorrow. If you’d like to attend, please join between 8:45 and 9:15 a.m. Kaiser’s representatives are expected to join at 9:30. The Zoom link has been emailed to everyone. Our committee remains ready to have high-level negotiations over all outstanding issues, but after more than a year of Kaiser’s stall tactics and insistence […]

September 12th, 2022

Kaiser mental health strike: Sept. 12

Last week more than 500 clinicians tuned into bargaining on Zoom and saw firsthand what a commendable job our Bargaining Committee does advocating for their colleagues. Today, lots of folks heeded our committee’s call to get out on the picket lines. We had more striking clinicians on the lines today than any day last week. […]

September 7th, 2022

Kaiser mental health strike: Sept. 7

There is going to be a lot of attention on our strike Thursday with the resumption of bargaining. The best way to demonstrate our strength and resolve is to be on the picket lines. On Thursday, we’ll be doing patient visibility actions to remind Kaiser why we’re out here, adn to honor National Suicide Prevention […]

September 6th, 2022

Kaiser mental health strike: Sept. 6

We have accepted Kaiser’s request to return to the bargaining table starting on Thursday. In the first sign of movement, Kaiser is reinstating the offer it made the weekend before our strike began. This offer included wage increases that were acceptable to our bargaining committee, but did not include provisions to improve access to care […]

September 6th, 2022

Kaiser mental health strike: Sept. 5

We held a big Labor Day rally in Oakland with a performance by Danza Azteca and remarks from labor leaders, local elected officials, Kaiser patients, and clinicians. The event was covered by Univision and several news radio stations including KQED, KCBS and KPFA. Addressing her colleagues, Sabrina Chaumette, a therapist in Oakland, remarked that when […]