News and Bargaining Updates

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USW Local 7600 President Micheal Barnett and Vice President Norberto Gomez continue to FIERCELY advocate for YOU and for the extra shift incentive pay. Their tireless, unwavering efforts have proven fruitful, forcing Kaiser Permanente to recognize the need for additional classifications in receiving the extra shift incentive pay. For now, the following classifications have been added:


For all LVN's

The Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region is experiencing a high increase in patient census resulting in an increased demand for staffing. Faced with this challenge, Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG) leadership and USW 7600 agreed to temporarily offer an "Extra Shift Incentive" to induce employees in the above-mentioned classifications to work additional shifts. 

Voting and Informational meetings began Sunday, November 28, 2021, at the Steelworkers Auditorium and for the first time, we hosted informational meetings/voting in multiple areas spanning from Victorville to Murrieta, Riverside to Palm Springs.

Today, December 3, 2021, we returned to the Steelworker Auditorium in Fontana, CA, and hosted our last round of informational meetings and voting. At 5:00 P.M., voting ended and we began counting the ballots.

The members of USW Local 7600, overwhelmingly ratified our Local and National tentative agreements by a 95% YES vote!

You made it clear that we were not going to accept 2-tier wages for new hires, that we needed progress on WAGE JUSTICE in the IE, and that we deserved more than 1%.

In response, we joined together like never before, in unity and solidarity, and showed the world that we were willing to do whatever it took to get a fair contract.

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