November 20th, 2019

Providence St. Joseph workers on strike

Hospital workers went strike Wednesday, November 20, against Providence St. Joseph hospitals in Northern California, demanding contracts that ensure safe staffing and require the health care giant to invest its massive profits into its workforce and the communities it serves. While Providence St. Joseph, the nation’s third largest nonprofit hospital system, generates annual net revenues […]

November 11th, 2019

Strike cancellation coverage amid Kaiser CEO’s passing

Several major news outlets in California reported on the cancellation of our strike following the sudden death of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson. These stories included our perspective on Kaiser’s failure to treat mental health care with the same commitment as its other services.  Here is an excerpt from a story on Tyson’s passing in the […]

November 10th, 2019

Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians postpone 5-day statewide strike following the death of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson

Four thousand psychologists, mental health therapists and other medical professionals at Kaiser Permanente have postponed a five-day strike that was to set begin Monday in deference to the passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson on Sunday. After learning of Tyson’s death, 170 member-leaders of the National Union of Healthcare Workers convened a call and voted […]

November 1st, 2019

Kaiser mental health strike

December 16-20, 2019 – 6am to 2pm Picket shifts are from 6 A.M. to 2 P.M. every day. There will be charter buses available to transport people to the Monday rally in San Francisco, the Tuesday rallies in Oakland and Los Angeles, and the Thursday rallies in Sacramento and at Kaiser’s Pasadena headquarters. Click the red […]

October 31st, 2019

News of the Month – October 2019

In the midst of the nation’s longest economic expansion, the separation between rich and poor is at a five-decade high. Cities like San Francisco and New York, which have a concentration of skilled workers in high-wage industries like tech and finance, experience higher levels of inequality than cities such as Detroit or Indianapolis, researchers at the […]