News and Updates

As we navigate through this difficult time, we want you to be reassured that the union will provide all necessary updates with full transparency, to you, the members of

As a union employee, you have the right to union representation during questioning by your employer IF IT CAN LEAD TO DISCIPLINARY ACTION.

Flash Report: Newsom Approves Limited Term COVID-19 Presumption

PUBLISHED ON: MAY 6, 2020

Qualified members can now take advantage of enhanced COVID-19 temporary benefits which include, but are not limited to:

For employees exclusively working from home

You should use your already existing, union-negotiated sick time:

- Full-time employees recieve 120 hours frontloaded
- Part-time and on-call employees receive 60 hours frontloaded and accrue the rest based on an average of straight time hours paid in the preceding two (2) pay periods.

The Alliance of Healthcare Unions in partnership with the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions have created a weekly newsletter, "MeFit," as a positive resource for us to use.  The information within the newletter are subjects related to health, financial wellness, kids activities, current events, useful tips and much more.  "A one stop shop to help staff stay positive and a nice break from COVID emails," as stated by Marci Acevedo, one of the content creators.

The most recent edition Volume 1 | Issue 5, covers: