News and Bargaining Updates

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 Vic

You probably guessed it, the answer is no. Please read the following message from our Senior Director of Labor Relations, SCAL Region, Richard Rosas.

Regional Communication
March 25, 2020

1. As COVID-19 continues to spread quickly and related news reports dominate the media, it’s natural to feel anxious and stressed. As you care for others, whether members, patients, or your own family, we want to be sure you prioritize taking care of yourself.

Many of you know me, but for those who do not, I am your USW Local 7600 President, Valery Robinson. I am taking your health/safety and well being very seriously during these unprecedented, critical times.  This is why I want to personally inform you of a very important update regarding PPE.

Richard Rosas, who is the Kaiser Permanente, Senior Director of Labor Relations of the Southern California Region has just announced that EVERYONE entering Inpatient or Outpatient facilities need to have their temperatures taken. 

Sisters and brothers,

Our President Valery Robinson and Vice President Liz Cuevas are working tirelesly 7 days a week with the leaders of Kaiser Permanente to get ahead of the nasty Coronavirus and to keep us up to date with what's going on.  Val and Liz have received authorization to release the Daily COVID-19 Message.  This is a message created by the leaders at Kaiser Permanente with important updates and policies.  Please see below for the most recent update we have for the Riverside Service Area.   Also, please do not hesitate to call the union with any questions or concerns at

Kaiser Permanente has provided us with a masking guidelines table.  This resource will help us understand if, and when, you should be wearing a protective mask.

This message is directly from Kaiser Permanente from their Daily Huddle messages.  Please see below.

March 18, 2020 

  • Going forward, Kaiser Permanente medical centers have restricted access to a single point of entry. Please expect possible delays and allow additional time for you to get to work.