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Optometrists (Kaiser) News
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.
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 […]
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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name and your affiliate.
Posted on March 8, 2011
Nurses screened hundreds of patients, and optometrists gazed into more than 200 eyeballs at this year’s African American Men’s Health and Empowerment Summit. Though the program is known as the Black Barbershop Outreach Program, this year’s event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, a sign of its continued growth and success.
Kathryn Nelson, OD, Continues Her Sweep of Regional Awards and is Named Southern California Optometrist of the Year
Posted on February 21, 2011
United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) Kaiser Permanente Association of Southern California Optometrists (KPASCO) Member and Kaiser Woodland Hills standout optometrist Dr. Kathryn Nelson, OD has been named Southern California Permanente Medical Group Optometrist of Year.
Posted on January 11, 2011
Date: Jan 29, 2011 Time: Immediately After Symposium Location: Hilton Long Beach 701 West Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90802 Meeting Rooms: Atlantic I & II Agenda Updates Per Diem Clocking Peer Review Financial Reports Proposed Budget for 2011 Workflow Pilot
Posted on December 3, 2010
Kathryn Nelson, OD, & Pamela Yamek, NP, receive award at Kaiser Woodland Hills