Become the best steward you can to serve our members! Please check to confirm your affiliate is included in Group B: Baldwin Park, Fontana, Ontario Vineyard, Riverside, South Bay, West LA and SCNSC. Sign up online here.
You must register for this event in advance. You will need the confirmation email you receive as your ticket to get in the door on August 6.… Read more
Kaiser Steward Training Group B: Baldwin Park, Riverside, Fontana, South Bay, West LA, Ontario Vineyard and SCNSC on June 6, 2013.
More information and registration: http://www.unacuhcp.org/calendar-event/kaiser-steward-training-group-b-baldwin-park-riverside-fontana-south-bay-west-la-ontario-vineyard-and-scnsc/… Read more
Over three dozen UNAC/UHCP members spoke to their Members of Congress while UNAC/UHCP President Ken Deitz hosted AFSCME TV.
Join us to show solidarity with our fellow health care professionals by walking the picket lines at UCLA, UC Irvine and UC San Diego on May 21 and 22.
UNAC/UHCP’s new elected officers are Executive Vice President Denise Duncan, RN, Secretary Charmaine Morales, RN, and Treasurer Jettie Deden-Castillo, NP.
UNAC/UHCP honored our Community Leader of the Year, Legislator of the Year and our inaugural scholarship recipients on May 10, 2013
At the annual Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions’ delegate conference, UNAC/UHCP delegates took action against Kaiser management who were in attendance for violating our seniority provisions. Kaiser’s CEO responded “I will see to it that we get to the bottom of this and get the issue resolved.” Sounds great. Will it happen? If recent history is any indicator, we will need to continue to let Kaiser know that we expect them to honor our contract! Send a letter to Ben Chu and Judy White today to remind them!
Over a dozen leaders from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and other unions demonstrated solidarity with UNAC/UHCP by signing a letter to Ben Chu, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region President, which says in part:
“We urge you to follow the Collective Bargaining Agreement. We ask that you rescind the notices given to health care professionals in Southern California and follow seniority.”
See the complete letter with signatures.… Read more
Kaiser’s Southern California management has turned its back on Registered Nurses and Health Care Professionals. Kaiser’s blatant violation of our contract seniority provision and the implementation of reduction in force is a signal that Kaiser does not respect us as professionals. But this is only the beginning.
Here are the updated facts:
- We learned that when Kaiser implemented reductions in force in the rest of the country, they utilized the principle of seniority. Only in Southern California did Kaiser management choose to ignore our rights.
- After reviewing the affected list of employees, there are more than 80 Registered Nurses and Health care Professionals that have earned seniority within Kaiser that should never have received a layoff notice in the first place.
- A meeting was scheduled for April 23rd to negotiate the integration of seniority and EISA, but we were shocked to learn it has been canceled.
- Kaiser continues to refuse
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