Alliance of Health Care Unions

UFCW Local 555 leaves the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, again

Local 555 withdrew last month from the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, a group that bargains for Kaiser employees in seven states.

Kaiser Permanente unions ratify new contract 

Unions across six states ratified new agreements with Kaiser Permanente after the health care giant backed off demands for a two-tier system. 

Kaiser Permanente strike called off

The massive strike was averted when management dropped its anti-union two tier demand and agreed to raise wages 10% over the next four years.

Kaiser unions are set to go on strike Nov. 15

Bargaining has rarely been so contentious at Kaiser, which for decades touted itself as a union partner and model employer. 

Kaiser courting massive strike

Units totaling over 34,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in Oregon and California have signaled they're ready to strike after 10 days notice.

Showdown looms as Kaiser sticks to pay-slashing proposals

Increasingly, Kaiser's union partnership appears to be unraveling, and for the second time in two years, it could be nearing a strike.

Kaiser Permanente unions shocked by two-tier wage proposal

Is Kaiser’s reputation as a model union employer about to end? In bargaining, it's now proposing to pay new hires dramatically lower wages. 

UFCW Local 555 returns to original Kaiser union coalition

The union is leaving the recently-formed Alliance of Health Care Unions as of Jan. 1

Massive Kaiser Permanente strike could come in October

If it happens, it would be the biggest strike in the United States in 22 years.

Tense bargaining with Kaiser Permanente ends with national deal and pledge to work on relationship

The new deal with 22 unions covers 47,000 workers in eight states.

Kaiser Permanente may be near a deal with breakaway union group

A national agreement covering 47,000 Kaiser employees may be wrapped up next week.

Kaiser Permanente union coalition splits

The day before bargaining was to begin, unions representing 45,000 members left the coalition, while unions representing 70,700 members remain.