December 21st, 2018

Marin General picket builds worker solidarity to fight takeaway

How do you know when you have a successful informational picket? When you represent 65 radiological technologists at a hospital, but bring out more than 125 workers all marching in solidarity. That was the scene on Dec. 19 outside Marin General Hospital where employees represented by the California Nurses Association, Teamsters and Stationary Engineers, Local […]

December 20th, 2018

News of the Month: December 2018

Our Kaiser strike generated 787 television news reports and well over 100 print and web stories. Here are reports from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, KTVU, USA Today, KQED and the Los Angeles Times. Several newspapers including the Bakersfield Californian and the San Jose Mercury News also printed opinion pieces by our members: Becker’s Hospital […]

December 15th, 2018

Video: Oakland Medical Center on day 5 of weeklong strike

On the last day of our statewide mental health strike, we braved the rain in the Bay Area and celebrated our achievements on picket lines across the state. Our picket at Oakland Medical Center was epic — we had a vocal and robust crowd of more than 400 NUHW members, CNA members, Kaiser optical workers, […]

December 14th, 2018

Kaiser Mental Health Strike: Day 5

Friday, December 14 We did it! We staged the largest mental health care workers strike in U.S. history. Over five days, thousands of us staged nearly 70 pickets outside 32 Kaiser facilities from San Diego to Sacramento. Our strike inspired hundreds of people to share their stories about Kaiser denying them timely mental health care. […]

December 13th, 2018

Kaiser Mental Health Strike: Day 4

Thursday, December 13 As we get closer to the end of our weeklong strike, our energy and passion show no sign of waning. We staged 13 pickets throughout California: Fresno, Redwood City, San Jose, San Leandro, San Rafael, South Sacramento, South San Francisco, Stockton, Vacaville, and Walnut Creek in the north; Fontana, Irvine, Los Angeles (Harbor City), […]