Minimal Progress in Kaiser Contract Negotiations June 25-26

Minimal Progress in Kaiser Contract Negotiations June 25-26

  The following bargaining update is from the Alliance of Health Care Unions negotiating a new nationwide contract with Kaiser Permanente: Orange County, June 26 – In the first of two jam-packed days of bargaining, union negotiators initially made some progress...
Forming a New Coalition of Unions to Negotiate with Kaiser Permanente

Forming a New Coalition of Unions to Negotiate with Kaiser Permanente

To secure the best new contract possible as we head into negotiations, 21 local unions from the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions (CKPU) – including UFCW Local 400 – have decided to create a new coalition. We are forming this new coalition because it is the best...

Kaiser Nurses Attend College for Free Through Union-Negotiated Program

For most people, by the time your children are in college or beyond, you’re more likely to be thinking about retirement than education. But Kaiser shop stewards Lisa Golden and Jennifer Brown are not most people. Jennifer currently has three children in college—a...
Local 400 Nurse Retires After More Than 50 Years

Local 400 Nurse Retires After More Than 50 Years

Joyce Graham says, “I like to be where the action is.” If anything, that’s an understatement. But it goes a long way toward explaining why she has kept working as a nurse at Kaiser Permanente into her late 70s, and is only now retiring this May. “People have been...
Local 400 Member Presented with National Nursing Award

Local 400 Member Presented with National Nursing Award

For 18 years, Isolina (“Izzy”) Pistolessi has worked as a nurse at Kaiser’s Falls Church Care Center, but she has done so much more. On the job, she is a mentor to other nurses, conducts outreach to the community, promotes public health, educates and cares for...

Happy Nurses Appreciation Week!

Thanks to nurses like Shazia Naimee (pictured) from Kaiser Permanente and countless others from Elizabeth Adam Crump (Golden Living), Res-Care, Mayfair House Assisted Living, Montgomery General Elderly Care, Genesis Healthcare, Clinton Nursing & Rehabilitation...