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Kaiser Permanente workers will wear red until we win a great contract

Every Tuesday, we will wear our union colors, buttons, and stickers until our Kaiser Permanente workers win a great contract. Take a selfie and tell us why you agree safe staffing is important. Use the hashtags #SafeStaffingSavesLives #BestJobsBestCare. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to view all of Wear Red Tuesday photos and more.

Kaiser Permanente Kona clinic workers were not getting compensated for overtime

Kaiser Permanente Kona clinic workers were not getting compensated for overtime for late lunches or skipped lunches. The collective bargaining agreement (CBA) language is clear on this: “If [after notifying a manager] an employee is required to work more than six (6) hours after the start of the shift without being given an uninterrupted thirty […]

Housekeepers demand daily room cleaning for Housekeeping Appreciation Week

It’s Housekeeping Appreciation Week! Local 5 housekeepers are celebrating by taking their breaks and calling on management to bring back daily room cleaning. Without daily room cleaning, fewer housekeepers are being called back to work. Thousands of jobs could be saved by reinstating daily room cleaning. The few who are working are struggling with the workload […]