Workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities throughout California have gone on strike over contract disputes involving Kaiser’s mental health and optical employees.
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.
Thousands of nurses walked out on Thursday and will not be allowed to return until Saturday.
Some 4,000 nurses went on strike at 7 a.m. Thursday—and planned to strike a full 24 hours—to protest concessions management is seeking in five contracts, according to the California Nurses Association.
About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at eight Bay Area hospitals on Thursday to protest concessions that Sutter Health management is seeking.
A female nurse was attacked by a patient Friday at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland.
Two nurses’ unions filed federal charges against Sutter Health on Tuesday on behalf of nurses who participated in a one-day strike in September, a California Nurses Association spokesman said Wednesday.
The public has gotten a snapshot of the pay of executives at Sutter Health and its hospital nurses in the midst of a California labor dispute.
KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the year-end tally of city labor costs including some astronomical overtime figures being doled out.
Nurses locked out of five Sutter Health hospitals after a 24-hour strike returned to work Tuesday amid an investigation over a patient death at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland.