If you work at Kaiser Permanente, your voice matters. Period.
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson says so, repeatedly. In 2015, then-President Barack Obama praised KP for being an organization where union workers have a voice. (See videos of each below, under "See It in Action.")
Open communication leads to better patient outcomes, and there are surefire ways to build a culture where engaged employees feel safe speaking up. Use the tools here to help create a #FreeToSpeak culture at Kaiser Permanente.
Share the posters in this how-to guide with your teammates and be inspired by our videos, including the one above—which shows the impact that just a single empowered union worker has had on patients, including 8-year-old Lucy Scott.
If you already feel free to speak, keep on keeping on. If you've felt reluctant to share your ideas and concerns, the time to start is now.