Our national bargaining effort is not only unique because of our Labor-Management Partnership, it is also the largest in the country. Click on the image to watch the video.More
The Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, AFL-CIO, is a federation of 28 union locals representing more than 100,000 Kaiser Permanente employees. Since 1997, the Coalition has worked with Kaiser Permanente in the largest and longest-lasting labor management partnership in the United States to help provide affordable, high-quality care and service to KP members while ensuring industry-leading pay, benefits and working conditions for our union members. Learn more about how we got here.
The highlight of the second day of the 2015 Union Delegate Conference was a hands-on exercise in design and innovation—an exercise that helped demystify innovation by showing one of the key ingredients is careful listening.
RNs at Sunnyside hospital scored a big win in January in protecting RN bargaining unit work. Members in three impacted units at SMC will share in a $300,000 settlement reached to satisfy a grievance filed last May after learning that management had hired travelers to work without notifying the union in MSICU, MSPCU, and the Critical Care float pool.
In December, union members in our NW region reached the Total Health Assessment goal that our Coalition of Unions bargained in the last round of negotiations. Total Health is an important part of our strategy to protect our fully paid health care benefits. To achieve the $150 incentive payout, 75% of union members needed to participate in the Total Health Assessment by the end of the year. By December, we reached 81%. That means each OFNHP member will receive a $150 payout on their checks no later than February 28th.
The Alaska Nurses Association Labor Program has formally announced that it has agreed to affiliate with the AFT Nurses and Health Professionals.