How to Apply for Tuition Reimbursement:

Our 2015-18 National Agreement with Kaiser Permanente raises the amount offered for tuition reimbursement to $3000, of which $500 can be applied to travel expenses.*

Eligibility: If you work 20 hours per week or more and have been employed for at least 90 days.

How to access: The KPNW Tuition Reimbursement (KPNW TR) funds are now reimbursed through an online process for the year 2016. Employees should submit KPNW Tuition Reimbursement applications directly online through the “Education Assistance” link on My HR.

For more info: See pages 29-30 of the National Agreement. You can also visit


Big Win for Professional Development!

The Professional Bargaining Unit of OFNHP won a case in arbitration that will help recoup from Kaiser a significant amount of money for the continuing education expenses of Pro members, including short hour and on call employees.


Want to be a Steward?

The OFNHP Executive Council has approved a new policy for our union's steward program with important upgrades that will help us build leadership at the worksite level. The new policy applies to current and future stewards.


Advanced Steward Training Series

OFNHP’s steward program upgrades are designed to provide stewards the support you need to deal with issues effectively in your workgroup. The advanced steward training workshop series will explore in-depth the most requested topics for steward training.


Pro-worker crowds rally as court hears 'Friedrichs' case

As the U.S. Supreme Court justices were hearing oral arguments in the case of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association on Jan. 11, a large crowd of workers from across the country, joined by other pro-labor allies, gathered outside the court to urge the justices not to side with the wealthy interests pushing a case aimed at silencing workers' collective voice.