Kaiser Permanente workers throughout Northern California said Monday that they will stage a one-day strike on Tuesday in a dispute over a new contract for mental health and optical employees.
Kaiser is considered the national model because its HIV mortality rates are half the average across the country, and because the program has enrolled – and kept – people in its programs at a rate of 90%, more than double the rest of the country.
Nurses are picketing outside dozens of Northern and Central California hospitals as part of a one-day strike over benefit cuts and other concessions sought by hospital management.
Thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being called the nation’s largest nurse strike ever.
Doctors Medical Center San Pablo, the largest emergency facility in their area, is cash strapped and depending on a parcel tax to survive from closing.
Kaiser Permanente has awarded a $1 million, three-year grant to Monument Corridor elementary schools in Concord in an effort to help fight obesity.
Thousands of employees in downtown Richmond can now enjoy a safer trip to work through a new $1 million pedestrian and bicycle project.
Eight protesters were arrested Tuesday morning for taking over an abandoned Kaiser Permanente building on San Francisco’s Divisadero Street in protest of what they said were inadequate resources for the city’s homeless population.
Kaiser Permanente announced Monday that it was contributing $10.5 million to support youth and violence prevention programs throughout Oakland.
SANTA ROSA (KCBS)_ This Sunday Kaiser Permanente is hosting Neighbors in Health, a day of free health care to all uninsured children and teenagers in Sonoma County.