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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.
The View From the High Road
A message from the LMP tri-chairs on our 20-year journey.
September 5, 2017
"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
Facility and regional ratings, as well as more rigorous team assessments, are part of the 2015 National Agreement.
Meet Your National Agreement: New Standards for All
How to ensure we are always getting better.
December 7, 2016
Yup, we moved your cheese. Don't worry, these FAQs will help you find it.
FAQs About the New LMPartnership.org
What's new, where your favorites went and more.
October 25, 2016
Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and former Secretary of Labor, made the economic case for worker engagement during his keynote address.
When Every Day Is Partnership Day
Could everyone have a partnership like ours? Yup.
August 18, 2016
Sheryl Magpali, RN, union co-lead for the Baldwin Park critical care and step-down unit team, confers with her fellow nurses on an improvement project.
One KP, One LMP
2015 National Agreement sets a high bar for performance.
October 6, 2015
Workers and our organization thrive when everyone is free to speak.
Free to Speak
Kaiser Permanente's CEO honors labor's role in KP history.
July 16, 2015
Before opening up to the public in 1945, our health plan served shipyard workers, such as these gentlemen signing up in Richmond in 1942.
From the Desk of Henrietta: The Turning Point—July 21, 1945
How Kaiser Permanente changed American health care in 1945.
We're celebrating Kaiser Permanente's rich history, including this ribbon cutting at the South Wing of the Bess Kaiser Hospital in the Northwest region in 1967.
Around the Regions (Summer 2015): KP Expands Nationwide
A snapshot of historical moments from across KP.
Bargaining on the 2015 National Agreement concluded successfully when 150 union, management and physician representatives approved a tentative agreement.
KP, Coalition Reach Accord on Tentative 2015 National Agreement
Union and management delegates approve tentative agreement.
June 7, 2015
Beyond wages and benefits: A national bargaining team of union and management representatives proposed ways to improve KP operations, service and partnership.
Bargaining Team Takes On Operations, Service
Suggests ways to enhance operations and partnership.
May 14, 2015