News and Bargaining Updates

United Steelworkers Local 7600 is proud to announce a gesture of gratitude that embodies our commitment to our dedicated members.

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.

License/Certification Required: Current CA LVN license and, BCLS,
To Apply: Please submit to the requisitions below on the KP Careers site at:

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:

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.

Under construction

Our Tentative Agreement includes wage increases and wage justice, major staffing improvements, and two-tier is defeated.


Where do I go to picket?
You should go to your work site unless you work from home or you were told a different location. 

I work from home. Where do I go?
You may have gotten a text message from the union about your picket line assignment. If you don’t have that information, go to the closest medical center.