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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Posted on February 7, 2012
UNAC/UHCP members report back from the first round of Southern California negotiations, March 27-29. View the video below. Hundreds of UNAC/UHCP members at the Riverside affiliate took part in the first Button Day action on April 3. Wearing their buttons with pride, a flash mob broke out at a general membership meeting, with Riverside Health […]
Posted on August 29, 2011
Did you hear about the UNAC CAT (Contract Action Team)? Jettie Deden-Castillo and Karla Bernier are the officers in charge of organizing Registered Nurses to be key figures in getting information out to our KDRNA Nursing staff regarding contract negotiations in 2012. If you would like to get involved in bargaining, send an e-mail with […]
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 email@example.com along with your name and your affiliate.
Posted on May 25, 2011
The second day of the Annual Affiliate Officers Conference (AAOC) focused on creating an environment of exceptional leadership and teamwork at UNAC/UHCP. The aim was to align affiliate goals with the UNAC/UHCP vision through teamwork.
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. […]