PT/OT/RT (Kaiser)


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

Kaiser Therapists: Do You Work Off the Clock?

Posted on July 30, 2013

We will soon begin negotiating workload issues. It has come to our attention, through the initial bargaining survey and one-on-one conversations we have had across the region, that it is a fairly common practice for Kaiser Therapists to work off the clock in order to complete daily work assignments without incurring overtime. You should know […]

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Kaiser Therapists: Negotiations Update

Posted on July 17, 2013

After several negotiating sessions, we reached tentative agreement today on Job Postings and Vacancies. Highlights of this agreement include: • There will be a 7 day exclusive period for internal candidates applying for non-promotional transfers. This includes full-time, part-time, and per diem. The preference for filling job vacancies will be in this order: 1. Within the […]

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Kaiser Therapists Negotiations Update: June 27, 2013

Posted on June 27, 2013

Read a summary of all agreements reached so far in the negotiations for Kaiser Physical, Occupational and Recreation Therapists.

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Kaiser Settlement Reached

Posted on June 19, 2013

On June 17, 2013, UNAC/UHCP and Kaiser reached agreement on a resolution to the November 2012 position eliminations that were done without following seniority.

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Help Us Negotiate For You-Education Survey

Posted on June 18, 2013

Please complete the following brief survey to help us better negotiate on your behalf: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/therapistseducation Your answers will help us to understand the group’s education and certifications. Thank you.

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Negotiations Update: June 12, 2013

Posted on June 12, 2013

On Monday, June 10 and Wednesday, June 12, we discussed seniority for the second week in a row. This discussion will continue through the next session, Thursday, June 20. We also began discussion of the following: • Job Postings • Filling of Vacancies The next negotiation session will be on Thursday, June 20th. At that […]

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Kaiser Therapists: Negotiations Off to a Great Start

Posted on May 16, 2013

Our Negotiating Team has reviewed our bargaining surveys, to identify key issues for negotiations. We’ve also made a great start in negotiations, reaching tentative agreement on nine contract articles. We negotiate again Tuesday, May 21. Click through for more details.

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Negotiations for Kaiser Therapists Set to Commence May 2

Posted on April 5, 2013

Good news for the Kaiser Therapists! We have set 14 meeting dates to negotiate with management, and one day where just your negotiating team will get together (May 14). We will negotiate on May 2, 15, 21 and 22; June 4, 5, 10, 12, 20, 25 and 27; and July 8, 15 and 16. All […]

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Kaiser Therapists Bargaining Survey

Posted on March 25, 2013

Over the years UNAC/UHCP and our members have worked together to raise standards for Kaiser health care professionals. Now it is time for us to work together to negotiate a first contract for the Kaiser Therapists, one that protects what you have, and moves you financially in line with your education, autonomy, expertise, and professionalism to create a better work environment where you can provide the best care under the best conditions. As we prepare to bargain, we need your feedback: Please fill out the Bargaining Survey here.

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Kaiser Therapists Elect Negotiating Team

Posted on March 20, 2013

The following therapists have been elected to serve on the negotiating team:

Debra Sung PT Baldwin Park
Preston Kent PT Downey
Gary Davey PT Fontana
Terri Chavez OT Ontario Vineyard
Tim Dodson PT Orange County
Debbie Lester PT Orange County
Sharon Goldman-Salach PT Panorma City
Kimberly Samosky PT Riverside
Rick Balelo PT San Diego
Peter Rambo PT San Diego
Kraig Depriest PT Southbay
Sandra Chun PT Sunset
Andrea Moeller OT Sunset
Lorraine Panganiban PT Sunset
Greg Fajardo PT West LA
Conor McCullough OT Woodland Hills
Demetrios Tsepas PT Woodland Hills
The negotiations will use an interest based process, with the assistance of two federal mediators. Bargaining sessions will occur at the UNAC/UHCP San Dimas office, and should begin in April once management has finalized its team.

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