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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

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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A Special Message from Sonia Moseley, NP

Posted on March 16, 2012

As health care professionals, we spend our entire working lives taking care of other people. At the point when we retire, we have demonstrated a profound commitment not just to our profession and our patients, but to Kaiser. Kaiser has sent a clear message through recent actions that it wants to shift the burden of […]

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Surgery Day Program Victory Guarantees UNAC/UHCP Members are Covered

Posted on March 16, 2012

UNAC/UHCP raised concerns over the Surgery Day Program because of the potential risks placed on volunteering RNs, NPs, and PAs who were not covered by standard workplace protections while volunteering for the community organizations.

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UNAC/UHCP Kaiser Bargaining Update #1

Posted on March 9, 2012

National negotiations with Kaiser began on Tuesday, March 6th. We spent the initial three sessions on training the bargaining team members on bargaining strategy and approach. On Thursday management and the Unions broke into five sub-groups: 1. Benefits 2. Enhancing the Partnership 3. Growth of KP and Unions 4. Total Health 5. Workforce of the […]

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Join Us for Bargaining: Questions and Answers

Posted on February 16, 2012

All UNAC/UHCP members are strongly encouraged to attend National Negotiations to see first-hand how our issues and concerns are addressed as we negotiate our new contract. Register to Attend Bargaining: 1. Sign up on line at unacuhcp.org/socal2012signup or 2. Fill out the I’ll Be There registration card and turn it into your Affiliate Officers or […]

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Board of Registered Nursing is Restored

Posted on February 15, 2012

Governor Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill 98, the legislation reconstituting the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). The entire board will be reappointed under the new bill.

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UNAC/UHCP Bargaining Team Elected!

Posted on February 10, 2012

Last week ballots were counted in an election held by the UNAC/UHCP Executive Committee to elect our representatives to serve on the National Bargaining Committee. We are pleased to announce that the following leaders will be representing us: Ken Deitz, RN, UNAC/UHCP President Barbara Blake, RN, UNAC/UHCP State Secretary Bill Rouse, UNAC/UHCP Executive Assistant to […]

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Get the Latest News

Posted on June 2, 2011

In the last year, UNAC/UHCP has emailed out critical information to members about contract negotiations, license notices, and health care benefits. Don’t be left out because we don’t have your email address. Send us your email address at publicaffairs@unacuhcp.org along with your name and your affiliate.

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Why Verbal Orders? Kaiser RNs Petition to Management

Posted on April 29, 2011

Kaiser RNs are patient advocates in accordance with the California Nursing Practice Act. Out of concern for the chronic and growing problem of verbal orders given in non-emergency situations, Kaiser RNs are circulating and signing a petition to Kaiser Permanente management calling for an immediate investigation and quick resolution of the problem. Click here to sign the petition. […]

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Kaiser National Agreement Overwhelmingly Ratified – July 7, 2010

Posted on July 7, 2010

The votes are in and the results are clear: the Kaiser National Agreement was overwhelmingly ratified by UNAC members. Ballots were mailed the week of June 28, and voting was complete the week of July 6. The new Agreement provides for 3.5% across-the-board wage increases on October 1 of 2010 and 2011 for UNAC/UHCP-represented RNs, […]

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