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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.
Sol Estrella, RN (right), of Irvine Medical Center, with visiting Tiger Team members Sam VanWagner, Ron Jackson and Quan Nguyen, DO (left to right).
Doctor Makes House Calls to Help Teams Avoid Injuries
Father’s trauma inspires effort to create safer workplace.
October 6, 2016
Manager Nee Tang cultivates the skills it takes to help workers feel comfortable speaking up.
How to Create a ‘Speak-Up’ Culture
<p>Four ways managers can encourage their employees to feel safe about speaking up.</p>
September 7, 2016
Meet Your National Agreement: Spreading the Word
Learn about a new communications must-do for UBTs.
"ALL HERE FOR EACH OTHER": By working together, the pharmacy team built trust and dramatically decreased injuries. Shown here, left to right: Nachelle Walker, Clinical Pharmacy Services manager; Ramee Chambers, a Transitional Care manager; and Chakana Mayo, a pharmacy technician and UFCW Local 770 member who is also the team’s workplace safety champion.
Why We Speak Up
Pharmacy eliminates nearly all workplace injuries.
Chakana Mayo, a pharmacy technician and UFCW Local 770 member, is a workplace safety champion for her team.
On Speaking Up When You're Not the Boss
<p>Get advice from two union members who've done it.</p>
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
Maria Peyer, an oncology nurse and member of OFNHP/ONA helps Isaias Contreras-Chavez and Justin Dodds learn healthy habits for life.
For the Love of Kids
Helping low-income children thrive.
July 4, 2016
Deashimikia Williams, a member of OPEIU Local 2, is a customer service representative in Maryland.
Dancing the Stress Away
A high-stress department learns to chill.
May 18, 2016
Dental teams in the Northwest, like this one, keep patients comfortable and satisfied.
Dental Teams Put Patients at Ease With "Spa-like" Services
How to give members a "wow" experience.
Hair on Fire? There's Hope
Tips and tools to tame workplace stress.
May 13, 2016
Regaining control: Shannon Cazinha (left), UBT development consultant, worked with management co-lead Linh Chau (center) and union co-lead Fairy Mills (right) to help their Northwest pharmacy team make improvements that gave members more control over their work.
From Tears to Cheers
How one pharmacy team turned its culture around.
To truly reduce workplace stress and burnout, workers must have the power to make changes that improve their departments, says Ron Ruggiero, president of SEIU Local 105 in Colorado.
Collective Causes, Collective Action
Rooting out sources of workplace stress.