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PT/OT/RT (Kaiser)

Officers

Bianka Tulgar, PT
President (Areas: LAMC/Mental Health/Riverside)
Email: UTSC.President@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Conor McCullough, OT
Occupational Therapy Vice President (Areas: WH/PC/Lancaster/AV/Bakersfield)
Email: UTSC.OTVP@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Daniel Eriksson, HHPT
Home Health Vice President (Areas: San Diego HH, Orange County HH, South Bay HH)
Email: UTSC.HHVP@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Mariam P. Butler, DPT
Physical Therapy Vice President (Areas: West L.A., South Bay)
Email: UTSC.PTVP@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Marlene Carter, OT
Treasurer (Areas: Home Health at Fontana/Ontario/Baldwin Park/LA/Riverside/Balboa/Downey | In/Outpatient at Fontana & Ontario)
Email: UTSC.Treasurer@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Loan Nguyen, OT
Secretary (Area: Orange County In/Outpatient)
Email: UTSC.Secretary@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Sandra Chun, RT
Steward Coordinator (Areas: Downey/Baldwin Park)
Email: UTSC.SC1@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Victor Cruz, PT
Steward Coordinator (Area: San Diego In/Outpatient)
Email: UTSC.SC2@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Contract Specialist

Tim Phan, PT
2018 Contract Specialist
Cell: 909-929-5070
Email: UTSC.CS@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representatives

Vanessa Caballero
Staff Representative (Areas: San Diego/South Bay/Riverside/Fontana/Ontario/West LA/Bakersfield)
Email: Vanessa.Caballero@unacuhcp.org
Debra Sung, PT
Staff Representative (Areas: Baldwin Park/Downey/Orange County/LAMC/Panorama City/AV/Woodland Hills/Ox)
Email: Debra.Sung@unacuhcp.org

PT/OT/RT (Kaiser) News

Tis the Season to Stand Up for Workers

Posted on November 20, 2013

Now is the time we must all stand together. Join UNAC/UHCP on Black Friday as we stand with Walmart workers and call for an end to retaliation against those who bravely speak out and push for a real, living wage. We will stand with workers at the Walmart in Crenshaw at 11:30 am.

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Support the Typhoon Relief Effort

Posted on November 16, 2013

UNAC/UHCP has set up an online fundraising page to allow our members to donate to this critical effort. UNAC/UHCP will match all donations given on the page, up to $20,000.

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Flu Vaccination/Masking Mandate

Posted on November 7, 2013

  Kaiser provided the following answers to employee frequently asked questions. 1. Why is Kaiser Permanente mandating masks for those not vaccinated? This mandate is not from Kaiser Permanente. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has mandated that all health care workers in the county who have not had a flu vaccination wear […]

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UNAC/UHCP Holiday Toy and Food Drive

Posted on October 31, 2013

This holiday season, UNAC/UHCP is spearheading an effort to give back to our local communities. Both the San Dimas and San Diego UNAC/UHCP state offices will be designated collection zones for a holiday toy and food drive on specific days, listed below. San Dimas Office: November 2 (10 am-noon) November 13 (10 am-5 pm) November […]

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Kaiser Therapists December Negotiations

Posted on October 24, 2013

Discussions will continue in December, as agreement has not been reached.

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Kaiser Therapists Negotiations Update

Posted on October 4, 2013

Today at negotiations: Your negotiating team discussed and gave management a proposal on ETO vacation scheduling. Management withdrew their previous proposal to tier the PTs’ and OTs’ new hire wage grid, and instead proposed keeping the existing grid as is with NO additional wage increases this year, NO new longevity steps, and a 3% increase […]

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Affordable Care Act Exchanges Open

Posted on October 1, 2013

With the Affordable Care Act, health care professionals can take care of patients who need treatment, before their conditions become too dire to be fixed.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren Gets It

Posted on September 4, 2013

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s remarkable Labor Day message. If only all of our elected officials understood labor’s mission and purpose as well as Senator Warren!

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Kaiser Therapists Negotiations Update: August 29, 2013

Posted on August 30, 2013

On Wednesday, we met separately to discuss workload and staffing.  Thursday, potential templates for productivity were suggested to management in the following areas: Workload and Staffing Outpatient PT/OT Inpatient PT/OT Home Health PT/OT Specialty Areas (Pelvic Floor, Pediatrics, Lymphedema) RT/OT Mental Health It has also been brought to the attention of your Negotiating Team that […]

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Kaiser Therapists Negotiations Update: August 15, 2013

Posted on August 15, 2013

On Tuesday August 13 Your negotiating team spent the day together talking through the staffing concerns faced in the workplace. They developed several outpatient ortho templates to present to management as a starting point to begin the schedule/workload discussions. The team chose to look at outpatient ortho first because it represents the most common schedule […]

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