News and Bargaining Updates

Attention Fontana Pharmacy Assistants!

Kaiser Permanente has an exciting training opportunity exclusively for Full-time, Part-time, and On-call Pharmacy Assistants under USW.

Alliance PSP Updates

Because of your hard work, dedication, and ingenuity, we met our affordability goals across the board, resulting in a historic savings of over $90 million. We even exceeded our affordability goal by $15 million in the first year of the Alliance PSP.


In Southern California, KP has made a disturbing decision to inform the Alliance and USW Local 7600 leadership of its intent to reduce the PSP payout by 43%. Once notified, we immediately engaged in a dispute with KP leaders calling on them to give the PSP amount that is reflective of the work our members have put forth. This unilateral action, to reduce the PSP, is a clear violation of our contract and is absolutely unacceptable.

The Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region is experiencing a high Operating Room patient census resulting in an increased demand for related staffing as a result of COVID-19 impacts. Faced with this challenge, Southern California Permanente Medical Group ("SCPMG") and USW- 7600 agreed to temporarily offer an "Extra Shift Incentive" to induce employees in the following specified SCPMG classifications to work extra shifts under SCPMG as specifically listed below: 

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2024 Philip Murray Memorial Scholarships

2024 Philip Murray Memorial Scholarships


One scholarship, each with a value of $1,500.00, is to be made available for use during the recipients’ first year at any accredited college, university, vocational or technical institution in the United States or Canada. Scholarships will be awarded in May 2024 by the Scholarship and Existence Fund, USW District 12, as determined by a selection committee comprised of professional educators.

Michael Barnett: Demand Fair Treatment from Kaiser Permanente

Demand Fair Treatment from Kaiser Permanente

On February 12, 2024, Michael Barnett, President of USW Local 7600, released a crucial message urging all members to sign the KP Demand Letter to Wage Up, Staff Up, Partner Up. This demand letter is essential to ensure fair treatment and better working conditions for all Kaiser Permanente employees.

Important Message from Norberto Gomez, VP USW Local 7600

Dear Members of USW Local 7600,

I hope this message finds you well. As your Vice President, I'm reaching out to emphasize the crucial importance of your involvement in shaping our collective future.