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Jump in, the water's fine: Labor pools, like this one in the Northwest region, help deploy the right people to the right places to fight COVID-19.
Using a model perfected by building trades unions, KP and Partnership unions create labor pools to deploy the right workers to the right places in the fight against COVID-19.
Workers who participate in huddles and other UBT activities say they feel freer to speak and are better supported in their own health. They're also less likely to get injured or miss work.
How Unit-Based Teams Make Kaiser Permanente a Better Place to Work
Survey shows it pays to be involved in your UBT.
August 27, 2018
Our Focus Areas help teams focus on what really matters.
Keep Your Eye on the Prize
Focus Areas are where it's at.
June 13, 2018
The team-tested practices section can help your team learn from others' successes and failures.
Take the Easy Way Out
Get ideas from other teams instead of starting from scratch.
The Sick Leave Health Reimbursement Account rewards good attendance, supports effective teams and serves the needs of KP members and patients.
Meet Your National Agreement: Sick Leave HRA Rewards Good Attendance
Take advantage of your unused sick leave when your retire.
May 14, 2018
Meet Your National Agreement: Change Is Here, Be Prepared
How our contract helps employees skill up.
February 20, 2018
Six Ways to Keep Your Skills Sharp
Strategies from workforce development experts.
December 12, 2017
The Labor Management Partnership provides many tools and resources to build team members' skills.
How Managers Can Support Career Development
Great managers build their team's skills. Here's how.
Medical assistant Abelene Cerezo-Kirtley can better care for her patients—and her dad (above)—thanks to new skills learned in the digital fluency program.
Let’s Get Digital
How to get smart about digital technology.
October 24, 2017
The View From the High Road
A message from the LMP tri-chairs on our 20-year journey.
September 5, 2017
Into the future: A digital fluency pilot program launched recently, one of many accomplishments of the LMP national programs.
The Road Taken
20 years of national program results.
"I look at (partnership) as a marriage," says Denice L. Washington, an OPEIU Local 29 business representative who is the labor co-lead to the Northern California LMP Steering Committee. "You have to work at a marriage every day. Don’t take it for granted....There are hard conversations that have to happen, and you’ve got to have the ability to trust your partner and be open and receptive to ideas."Visit the Humans of Partnership page for more 20th anniversary reflections.
Past, Present and Future
Voices from the front lines, on LMP's 20th anniversary.
Empowering health care workers, managers and physicians to come together in teams and improve performance has been the crown jewel of the Labor Management Partnership.
Partnership Beats the Odds
Why 20 years of partnership is something to celebrate.
August 18, 2017