The Alliance of Health Care Unions is Bargaining!

On May 22, 2018 Alliance unions will begin coordinated bargaining for a new agreement with Kaiser Permanente.

The intent of the Alliance of Health Care Unions has not changed: Alliance unions are united in our commitment to bargain a full and fair contract for all of our members. 
To this end, representatives of Alliance unions are meeting with KP on Thursday, May 10 to finalize logistics and timeframes for bargaining.

New Alliance of Health Care Unions Holds Inaugural Meeting

April 16, 2018 - The Alliance of Health Care Unions (AHCU)–21 local unions representing frontline health professionals at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the country–made big progress last week.

At the inaugural meeting April 10-11, the AHCU formed our new Executive Board, confirmed Peter diCicco as our Executive Director, and drafted our founding documents that ensure each local union has a voice in our Alliance.

OFNHP and our AHCU partner unions also met individually with senior Kaiser management to discuss our future relationship as an Alliance.

New Alliance of KP Unions Picks Name, Hires Executive Director

The Alliance of Health Care Unions (AHCU) announced its name today and its first hire: Executive Director Peter diCicco, founder and longtime Executive Director of the original Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, from which the alliance unions withdrew last week.

Kaiser PTs & OTs win negotiate more charting time!

March 28, 2016 - Our agreement is the culmination of many months’ (nearly a year!) worth of work from a team of physical therapists and occupational therapists. It includes some major victories for providing better patient care through maintaining the number of appointments available throughout each week, while allowing for some increased opportunities to incorporate video and telephone appointment types into our practice, all while increasing the average “Call Back Time” (aka CBT or “charting time”) from 200 minutes per week up to 300 minutes per week!