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Bakersfield (Kaiser)

Officers

Grace Bidin-Phelan, RN
Executive Chairperson
Cell: 661-808-4760
Email: gbidinphelanKBKRNA@gmail.com
Gracie Johnstone, RN
Treasurer
Cell: 661-205-5377
Email: graciejohnstone@att.net
Sandra Presson, RN
Secretary / Parliamentarian
Cell: 661-703-7887
Email: spressonKBKRNA@gmail.com

Contract Specialist

Denise Bolanos, RN
2017 Contract Specialist
Cell: 909-929-5504
Email: kern.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representative

Holly Davenport
Staff Representative
Cell: 909-451-3072
Email: Holly.Davenport@unacuhcp.org

Bakersfield (Kaiser) News

Kaiser FLEX Plan Cost Increases: You Do the Math

Posted on May 2, 2012

Have a family of 4? A few monthly prescriptions? An ER visit here or there? Here’s how Kaiser FLEX plans increase our costs, and not just today, but likely into the future. CHECK IT OUT: If your family has doctor visits about 10 times a year that’s $200 under flex vs. the $50 you pay […]

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Take a Day to Make a Difference

Posted on May 1, 2012

This week is our last scheduled bargaining session with Kaiser. It is our goal to try to reach an agreement, however the last April afternoon session was canceled because Kaiser was not ready to discuss outstanding issues. Click here for more information on pension benefits. Nearly 600 members turned out in Pasadena, and if you […]

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Sea of Blue Slideshow

Posted on April 27, 2012

Over six hundred members attended negotiations in Pasadena April 24-26. Dubbed “a sea of blue,” we made a statement. Our presence told management and other unions that we are united and standing together for a fair contract. Check out pictures of the event here:

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Hundreds Stand Up to Protect Our Benefits

Posted on April 23, 2012

Hundreds of UNAC/UHCP members across Southern California participated this week in actions to protest any reductions in our benefits. Members from Bakersfield, Kern County, West LA, Sunset, Baldwin Park, Ontario, Woodland Hills, and Downey wore IMAGINE OUR FUTURE buttons, signifying that we want a secure, healthy future. Check out the photos of this week’s events […]

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Button Up for Negotiations

Posted on April 20, 2012

During April, UNAC/UHCP members are wearing special campaign buttons to demonstrate that we’re firmly behind our bargaining team, and to send a message to our co-workers and coalition partners that we’re strong, united and committed to winning a fair contract.

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UNAC/UHCP Kaiser Bargaining Update #3

Posted on April 13, 2012

This week our UNAC/UHCP bargaining team met in San Jose with Kaiser. No agreements were reached. Bargaining will resume on April 24-25-26 at the Pasadena Hilton, and again in May in Manhattan Beach. Sign up to attend.

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OC Members Join Riverside and Button Up!

Posted on April 11, 2012

Protesting any takeaways in benefits, Orange County members joined Riverside nurses and healthcare professionals and “Buttoned Up” to support our bargaining team. Specialty Care Nurses of Southern California (SCNSC) and CNMs and WOCNs have been participating in Button Days at their facilities alongside other UNAC/UHCP members. Check out the latest national Bargaining Bulletin for more […]

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Kaiser Members Vow to Fight to Protect Pension

Posted on April 10, 2012

Earlier this year, thousands of UNAC/UHCP members from across Southern California participated in the UNAC/UHCP bargaining survey. The survey has been tabulated and our members priorities are clear: 97% of members vow to fight to preserve pension, health benefits and retiree medical. In April we will wear special campaign buttons to demonstrate that we’re firmly behind our bargaining team, and to send a message to our co-workers and coalition partners that we’re strong, united and committed to winning a fair contract.

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Button Up For a Fair Contract

Posted on April 5, 2012

In April we will wear special campaign buttons to demonstrate that we’re firmly behind our bargaining team, and to send a message to our co-workers and coalition partners that we’re strong, united and committed to winning a fair contract. Check out the back side of this flier for your facility’s Button up Day! “Every UNAC/UHCP […]

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San Jose Team Returns from Bargaining With Kaiser

Posted on April 1, 2012

We just finished three days of National Kaiser Bargaining this week. Thanks to the hundreds of UNAC/UHCP members who attended bargaining this week! You made a difference! This week we discussed our interests and goals in the area of benefits, the partnership, healthy workforce, and the growth of Kaiser. On the last day of bargaining, the benefits group met for part of the day, without management, to discuss our interests in protecting our benefits.

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