Over the past several weeks, OFNHP members have joined tens of thousands of Kaiser Permanente employees across the country raising their voices about the future of healthcare. After months of negotiations, and destructive proposals from Kaiser leadership, each of our local bargaining units unanimously recommended a strike authorization. Our membership then voted by 96% to strike, sending a message to management that we will do what it takes to protect both our patients and the frontline healthcare workers that make our healthcare system work.
Your voice has been loud and clear: these issues matter to us and healthcare workers need a voice. Now that we are heading into a potential strike, we want to raise up the stories and perspectives of the thousands of Oregon RNs and health professionals who voted to strike.
For striking members:
Why did you cast your ballot? What issues have driven your passion this bargaining season? What is most important to you in negotiations, and how does it affect the future of our care system!
For non-striking KP members and other supporters:
Why do you back striking OFNHP members?
Click the red 'Share Your Story' button to quickly record a 15-45 second video right from your phone or send a written message from your computer. We will be sharing these publicly via social media and they will help us remind the public of exactly who we are and why we are putting everything on the line to protect healthcare.