News and Bargaining Updates

Urgent Care and ED Extra Shift Incentives which expired at 7:00 am, on August 31, 2022, have been extended. The new sunset date is 7 am on October 1, 2022. All other terms and conditions remain the same as the current originating ESIs for the following:

Union

Job Title

Job Code

USW

Emergency Room Tech

46770

Our membership meeting for the month of August has been canceled. 
The Women of Steel meeting is scheduled for August 18, 2022, at the USW Local 7600 Union Hall.

July 20, 2022 

The Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region is experiencing a high Urgent Care and Emergency Department patient census resulting in an increased demand for staffing as a result of COVID-19 impacts. 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 following Licensed Vocational Nurse and Medical Assistant classifications to work extra “message management” shifts in departments under SCPMG as specifically listed below: 

June 21, 2022 

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, Kaiser Foundation Hospital ("KFH") leadership and USW- 7600 agreed to temporarily offer an "Extra Shift Incentive" to induce employees in the following specified SCPMG and KFH classifications to work extra shifts under SCPMG/KFH as specifically listed below: