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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.
Kathy Gerwig, vice president of employee safety, health and wellness (left) and Meg Niemi, president of SEIU Local 49, co-led the Total Health and Workplace Safety bargaining subgroup.
The Value of a Healthy, Happy Workforce
National bargaining team enhances workplace health/safety.
April 30, 2015
The 2015 National Agreement between Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions was the the largest private sector contract negotiated in 2015.
National Bargaining in the News
Union and management representatives make news with kickoff.
April 27, 2015
Members of the Work of the Future subgroup at the March kickoff for 2015 National Bargaining in Southern California.
Shaping the Workplace of Tomorrow
Bargaining team plans for the changes coming to health care.
April 16, 2015
RN Christy Borton (left) mobilizes for a safer workforce.
Around the Regions (Spring 2015)
A sampling of what teams across KP are doing in partnership.
March 24, 2015
Carol Hammill, a new UPR in Southern California, pictured with her management colleague Ursula Doidic
Around the Regions (Winter 2015)
January 1, 2015
Members of the Labor and Delivery UBT at South Bay Medical Center in Southern California, a high-performing team
Around the Regions (Fall 2014)
What teams across KP are doing in partnership.
October 7, 2014
Mobile health vans help serve members where they need it.
Around the Regions (Summer 2014)
The goings-on across KP.
July 11, 2014
UFCW Local 7’s Joan Heller, second from right, helps coach co-leads.
Around the Regions (Winter 2014)
What teams across KP are doing.
January 6, 2014
Pablo Raygoza, Fremont storekeeper and SEIU UHW member
Around the Regions (Spring 2013)
Eight quick hits from the regions on performance improvement
April 1, 2013
Sponsors Joseph Gonzales, senior radiology manager, and Rebecca Torres, pharmacy technician and SEIU Local 105 member
Around the Regions (Fall 2012)
Eight quick hits on work being done in partnership.
November 1, 2012
Joan Mah of Northern California (above), an optometrist, senior UBT consultant, and ESC-IFPTE Local 20 steward and vice president, was a first-time observer at the 2012 bargaining sessions.
Where No One Has Gone Before
How the new National Agreement was crafted.
August 24, 2012
Colorado's Becky Sassaman (at right), RN, a member of UFCW Local 7, partnered with fellow Coloradon Debbie Zuege, RN, senior director of Nursing and Women's Health, to aid a sick passenger on a flight.
Flying the Talk
Two KP nurses on a flight home save a life.
May 21, 2012