September 3, 2018 - It takes a lot for health professionals to leave the bedside for the picket line. This Labor Day, President Adrienne Enghouse sends a message of unity that our contract fights for safe staffing and workloads are connected to the recent uprising of healthcare workers across the country that are trying to improve patient care.
Kaiser Nurses Issue Warning: Short Staffing Could Diminish Patient Care
June 22, 2017 - Yesterday's rally to protest short staffing at Kaiser Permanente drew members and staff from OFNHP and two other Kaiser unions as well supporters from Portland Jobs With Justice. Nearly 1,000 KPNW employees have signed onto OFNHP's petition raising concerns about short staffing and calling on the company to hire additional staff to care for it's customers. The highly visible event outside KPNW headquarters displayed the 70-foot long, 2.5 foot high petition and was also an attempt to deliver the petition to senior Kaiser managers.