Author Archives: Andrea Buffa

Union Delegates Conference Endorses Tentative National Agreement

Over the weekend, the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions held a national Union Delegates Conference in Los Angeles with more than 421 delegates representing 29 union locals in attendance.  During this meeting, the delegation reviewed and endorsed the tentative agreement … Continue reading

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KP and Coalition Unions Reach Tentative 2012 National Agreement

Early on Friday morning, May 11, Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions reached a tentative settlement on a new, three-year National Agreement. The tentative agreement was the result of hundreds of hours of meetings, brainstorming sessions, discussions, … Continue reading

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Subgroups report to the Common Issues Committee

The most recent session of national bargaining was held from April 24 – 26 in Pasadena. As the sessions began, leaders of the five subgroups informed the 140-member Common Issues Committee (CIC) and several hundred observers about their activities at … Continue reading

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Subgroups make progress in national bargaining

The third session of national bargaining was held from April 10 – 12 in San Jose. “We’ve had a long week and we’ve worked hard,” said John August, executive director of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, at the conclusion … Continue reading

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March 29 Bargaining Update

The second session of national bargaining was held this week, from March 27 – 29, in Los Angeles. Nearly 350 members of the Common Issues Committee, observers from the unions, managers, staff and facilitators participated. Before they could begin reviewing … Continue reading

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KP and Union Coalition leaders open talks

Nearly 400 members of the Common Issues Committee, observers from the unions, managers, staff and facilitators gathered March 6 in Los Angeles to kick-off negotiations for a new National Agreement.  This is the fifth round of national bargaining since the … Continue reading

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Negotiations begin March 6 for a new national agreement

An important message from Dennis Dabney, senior vice president, Labor Relations, and John August, executive director, Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions National bargaining between Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions opens March 6 in Los Angeles, Calif. … Continue reading

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2012 National Bargaining Set to Begin March 6

An important message from Dennis Dabney, SVP Labor Relations, and John August, Executive Director, Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions As the Labor Management Partnership enters its 15th year, Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions are preparing to … Continue reading

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