Contracts and Agreements

Finding Common Ground

Frontline workers and senior leaders from across Kaiser Permanente and the Partnership unions use an interest-based problem-solving approach when bargaining new agreements. In interest-based bargaining, the parties identify shared interests, propose ways to meet those interests, and agree on solutions. The process yields mutually beneficial results that not only preserve but improve workplace relationships and partnership. Want to learn more? Read this overview about interest-based bargaining.