Nominations Open for the 2018 AFSCME Convention March 16, 2018 Nominations are now open for UNAC/UHCP delegates to the 43rd International AFSCME Convention, to be held in Boston on July 16-20, 2018. Nominate yourself or a colleague! The deadline to submit a nomination is 12 pm on April 5, 2018. Read more
3rd Annual Labor United Against Cancer 5K March 3, 2018 For the third year in a row, we linked arms with the American Cancer Society and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1428 to raise funds and awareness with our 5K: Labor United Against Cancer on Saturday, March 3 in San Dimas, CA. Read more
PMRNA Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached March 1, 2018 On Thursday, March 1, a Tentative Agreement was reached for a new contract for PMRNA. The agreement is the culmination of 2 years and 11 months of negotiations, approximately 70 bargaining meetings of face-to-face negotiations with representatives of management, and countless hours of work. Read more
Big Win for Tele February 28, 2018 A team of RNs presented 2,000 petitions to Kaiser management on February 27, this time regarding the 1:3 nurse-to-patient UNAC ratios in tele units. We stood strong together, and Kaiser heard us! Click through to watch the video. Read more
Beverly Registered Nurses Ratify New Four-Year Contract February 10, 2018 Beverly RNs voted to ratify a new four-year contract. The vote successfully locked in significant wage increases, new float and specialty differentials, tuition reimbursement for the first time, substantially reduced insurance premiums, and many other improvements. Read more
Kaiser PSP Payouts February 6, 2018 Under the Performance Sharing Plan (PSP), qualifying union members will receive a final payout based on the 2017 performance goals reached by each medical center and regional operation in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California region. Read more
Kaiser Combined Steward Training REGISTRATION CLOSES MAY 29. Please note training starts at 9:00 am and ends at 5:30 pm You must register before the deadline to attend this training. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Stewards are health care professionals, trained to understand the contract and the rights of his or her colleagues. The steward is trained to successfully organize collective actions, to enforce the contract, and to represent and counsel health care professionals facing discipline.