West LA (Kaiser)


Natalie Okorie, RN
Hospital President
Cecile Quisumbing, RN
Clinic President
Portia Keough, RN
Michelle Nunag-Suico, RN
Marla M. Hunt, RN
George Pullukalayil, RN
Representative Coordinator
Yvonne Gillum, RN
Delegate to Executive Council

Contract Specialist

Diana Menjivar, RN
2018 Contract Specialist
Cell: 909-538-5628
Email: kwhpa.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representative

Mike Zackos, RN
Staff Representative (West LA / Sunset / Regional)
Email: Mike.Zackos@unacuhcp.org

West LA (Kaiser) News

Board of Registered Nursing is Restored

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.

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UNAC/UHCP Bargaining Team Elected!

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 […]

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Get the Latest News

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 publicaffairs@unacuhcp.org along with your name and your affiliate.

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AAOC Update: Opportunities and Crises in the Years Ahead

Posted on May 23, 2011

Affiliate Officers of UNAC/UHCP wasted no time in getting down to business on the first morning of their annual conference, when they considered the challenges and opportunities facing nurses and healthcare professionals from the new national healthcare law, and from efforts to balance the California state budget. “We are member-driven,” UNAC/UHCP President Ken Deitz reminded […]

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Why Verbal Orders? Kaiser RNs Petition to Management

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. […]

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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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