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

Our Local Bargaining Committee met with Kaiser today for Day 8 of local bargaining, capping off a busy week where we met a total of three times. We’ve made significant progress on a cover to cover “language clean-up” review of our current contract in order to reflect current practices and changes to the law since we last negotiated. 

Your Local 7600 Executive board unanimously voted on Tuesday, July 13 to give President, Michael Barnett, Vice President Norberto Gomez, and International Representative, Rosie Gonzalez, the authorization to pause our participation in Labor Management Partnership (LMP) activities if necessary. 

The foundation of the Kaiser Permanente (KP) LMP is best care and best jobs. Our members are focused on the patient, but KP is more focused on the bottom line. 

 

We are excited to announce that we are resuming our monthly regular membership meetings. We have taken the necessary precautions of aquiring the Fontana Lewis Library Steelworkers Auditorium, In order to provide more space for social distancing, and will be held Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM. 

Please note, masks will be required and enforced.

The Women of Steel meeting is still on pause untill further notice. Please call the union hall @ 909-302-0000 if you have any questions.

The bargaining team met with KP on June 15 and presented our priorities. We added subgroups to address areas of our local contract where we both share interests.

Alliance update on all the National Bargaining subcommittees including, economics, safety, racial justice, staffing, and dispute resolution. It also briefly mentions our arbitration victory to improve next year's PSP payouts.