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West LA (Kaiser)

Officers

Patty Pascual, RN
Hospital President
Cecile Quisumbing, RN
Clinic President
Portia Keough, RN
Treasurer
Michelle Nunag-Suico, RN
Secretary
Marla M. Hunt, RN
Parliamentarian
Yvonne Gillum, RN
Delegate to Executive Council
Regina Perez, RN
Representative Coordinator

Contract Specialist

Marla M. Hunt, RN
2017 Contract Specialist
Cell: 909-538-5628
Email: kwhpa.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representative

Gianna Valenzuela, RN
Staff Representative
Email: Gianna.Valenzuela@unacuhcp.org

West LA (Kaiser) News

KWRNA Affiliate Officers/Rep Meeting

Posted on March 31, 2011

Date: April 20, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Location: Classroom D

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Float Policy Revisions

Posted on March 22, 2011

The Float Policy has been reviewed and revised. Key Revisions:      – We established that travelers float first      – The Charge Nurse on extra/overtime shift should float if needed Key FYIs:      – Efforts should be made not to give the floating nurse the first admission      – UNAC still floats by rotation and not seniority […]

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Class Action Grievance Filed

Posted on March 22, 2011

A class action grievance by ER nurses was submitted on issues of scheduling shifts in violation of Article XV paragraphs 1507-1509. The grievance meeting has been postponed from 3/15/11 because the HR Director was not available. It will be rescheduled to the first or second week of April.

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LMP Strategy Group

Posted on March 22, 2011

The Labor-Management Partnership strategy group held an LMP/PSP Fair on March 2-3 in the West LA Medical Center and Medical Office Buildings to meet strategic goals in an effort to advance the highest PSP pay out.

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Advanced Union Training Strengthens Affiliates

Posted on January 5, 2011

UNAC/UHCP provides an Advanced Labor Management Training that offers a practical application of the skills learned from the introductory Basic Labor Management Training to guide members in effective resolution of grievance, arbitration, corrective action and other issues at their affiliates. UNAC/UHCP held its most recent Advanced Labor Management Training in November with nearly 30 members […]

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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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Kaiser National Negotiations Underway – May 7, 2010

Posted on May 7, 2010

Negotiations for a new national agreement started in early April between Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, including UNAC/UHCP. Three multi-day sessions have been held, and a fourth session is scheduled in late May. Negotiations are being conducted by a 111-member Common Issues Committee (CIC). The CIC is composed of 68 union […]

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Kaiser National Agreement Reopener Approved by Huge Margin – October 13, 2008

Posted on October 13, 2008

The Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions (of which UNAC/UHCP is a part) and the Kaiser Permanente Partnership Group (the senior leadership team of health plan and physician executives) have approved the 2008 reopener of the 2005 National Agreement. The union vote was overwhelming in favor of the agreement, passing it by a 96 percent margin. […]

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Members Make Contract Strides at St. Francis, Kaiser

Posted on September 15, 2008

UNAC/UHCP members are making terrific strides in contract negotiations. The bargaining team from the St. Francis Registered Nurses Association won a strong new contract that includes across-the-board wage increases, new resources to help nurses further upgrade their skills and education, and the creation of a new category rewarding nurses who earn a master’s degree. SFRNA […]

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Members Make Contract Strides at St. Francis, Kaiser – September 15, 2008

Posted on September 15, 2008

UNAC/UHCP members are making terrific strides in contract negotiations. The bargaining team from the St. Francis Registered Nurses Association won a strong new contract that includes across-the-board wage increases, new resources to help nurses further upgrade their skills and education, and the creation of a new category rewarding nurses who earn a master’s degree. SFRNA […]

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