Psych-Social 2021 contract bargaining platform

Dear KPC members:

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Based on the bargaining survey completed by 70% of our members, the Psych-Social Bargaining Committee has set the following goals as top priorities for negotiations with Kaiser:

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Improved staffing and 
patient care

  • Establish enforceable mechanism to ensure staffing levels for all classifications are adequate to provide clinically appropriate care to patients

working conditions

  • Increase Patient Management Time
  • Manageable caseloads that allow for adherence to recognized standards of care
  • Opportunity to work from home on a regular basis
  • Emphasis on racial and cultural diversity in recruitment & retention of employees

Workplace decision making

  • Expand labor participation in decision making processes that affect working conditions and/or patient care
  • Respect and support for clinical judgment of providers in all treatment decisions, including treatment modality (in person, video, telephone)

Fair wages

  • Fair Incentive Plan with metrics and goals jointly set by Labor and Management
  • Fair and reasonable wage increase
  • Additional longevity step(s)
  • Increase bilingual differential

Maintain and improve benefits

  • Increase employer contribution to defined contribution plans (401-k, 403-b)
  • Add MLK day as a paid holiday
  • Improve health benefits, vision and dental; reduce co-pays
  • Improve and expand student loan repayment program
  • Improve ETO

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