October 21st, 2019

Kaiser therapists take to the streets to protest HMO’s failure to provide mental health services

Kaiser Permanente psychologists, therapists, and social workers took to the streets Saturday, October 19 to protest Kaiser’s chronic failure to provide its patients with timely access to mental health care. The mental health clinicians, along with patients and community allies, gathered at Kaiser’s corporate headquarters in Oakland before marching down Grand Avenue to the eastern […]

October 10th, 2019

Press release: Mental health clinicians launch statewide actions protesting Kaiser Permanente’s failure to provide timely mental health care

Round-the-clock presence to be established Sunday outside Kaiser’s Oakland headquarters and Monday outside Kaiser’s Los Angeles Medical Center, where clinicians will assemble 60-foot-long mental health monuments OAKLAND — Nearly 4,000 psychologists, social workers, therapists, and other Kaiser professionals are escalating their campaign to force Kaiser Permanente to fix its broken mental health system by establishing […]

October 1st, 2019

Alameda County Supervisors declare solidarity with Kaiser Permanente clinicians fighting for mental health parity

  The Alameda County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday declaring its “strong support” for establishing “full parity for mental health patients and clinicians at Kaiser Permanente.” The resolution, which also expresses solidarity with Kaiser clinicians “in their fight to settle a fair contract,” was passed two weeks after Kaiser withdrew a proposed […]

September 27th, 2019

NUHW members endorse Warren, Sanders for president

After NUHW members across California and Hawaii cast their ballots for our union’s presidential endorsement, NUHW Executive Board members chose to endorse the top two vote-getters: Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. With members able to vote for up to three candidates, Warren appeared on 61 percent of ballots cast by NUHW members and Sanders […]

September 26th, 2019

September 2019 PULSE

Welcome to the September 2019 edition of our union’s e-newsletter. In recent weeks, NUHW members voted to endorse Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders for president, held a one-day strike at Janus of Santa Cruz, held a one-day strike at Kaiser Permanente’s Pleasanton clinic, and picketed outside Kaiser executive offices in Oakland.  NUHW stewards also […]