“As a UFCW Union Steward I am proud to say I’ve been able to help my fellow coworkers to protect and uphold our Union Contract.”
12 year Kaiser Permanente
UFCW Steward 11 years
“When I filed my grievance, thanks to my Union, my Union Contract, my union Rep, and my ?Union Steward, I was able to have a voice and win my grievance.”
7 year Kaiser Employee
10 year Phlebotomist
“I am very happy with my UFCW union contract for providing great wages an benefits for me and my family.”
17 year Kaiser Employee
7 year Phlebotomist
Now It’s Your Turn.
Join the movement: LabWorkersUnited.org
The members of every local union in the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions resoundingly ratified the 2015 National Agreement. Over the summer, our 28 Coalition locals held ratification meetings, explaining details of the contract and rallying members for implementation.
“Our Locals have approved our most comprehensive contract in the 18-year history of our Labor Management Partnership,” said Hal Ruddick, executive director of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions. “This agreement maintains superior wages and benefits, improves life insurance, tuition reimbursement and dental benefits, and restores the pension for Southern California pharmacists, among other gains. Equally important, this contract further empowers our workers to improve the care delivered—not just influence it, but real power to make a difference.” The agreement goes into effect on October 1, 2015 … Read More
Why Your Coworkers Voted Yes
LabCorp employees voice why they voted “yes” and what their hopes for the future are.
“We Won May 20th” – “I voted yes for all the young workers at Labcorp. I want them to have a better future than I did while working in this industry for so long.” Leon Gutierrez, Chino
“We Won May 20th” – “I voted yes because I was tired of Labcorp making me feel like I was not an asset to the company. Labcorp would only benefit from valuing us like the professionals we are.” Veronica Beltran, Upland
“We Won June 12th” – “I voted yes for better wages & better healthcare for mine & my coworkers’ families.” Sasha Urista, West Covina
“We Won June 12th” – “I voted yes for better working conditions & a better future.” Kylie Brazill, FLOAT, Covina
“We Won June 12th” – “I voted yes to have a voice, to be treated with respect and to feel that we matter!” – Adriana Beltran, Site Coordinator, Covina
Size: 16 pages; print on 8.5″ x 11″ paper (for full-size, print on 11″ x 14″ and trim to 9.5″ x 11.5″)
Intended audience: Frontline workers, managers and physicians
Best used: Download the PDF or read all of the stories online by visiting the Hank page of LMPartnership.org.
Hank is published by Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, named in honor of Kaiser Permanente’s visionary co-founder and innovator, Henry J. Kaiser.
Hank’s mission is to highlight the successes and struggles of Kaiser Permanente’s Labor Management Partnership, which has been recognized as a model operating strategy for health care.
As members of the UFCW, LabCorp workers are coming together to negotiate for fair wages. We don’t have to settle for sporadic raises that don’t keep up with the cost of living — together, we can have a seat at the table to help write our own contract. >>> Click Here to Download the Flyer
As members of the UFCW, LabCorp workers are coming together to negotiate for better benefits. We don’t have to settle for what’s in the employee handbook — together, we can have a seat at the table to help write our own contract. >>>Click Here to Download the Flyer
“I have been a Kaiser Permanente Union employee for 25 years, a UFCW member for 19 of those years. I am grateful to be a union member in a health care organization where I can have a personally rewarding career and as a single mother provide good health care and benefits for my two children while earning an industry leading wage. I became a union steward in the summer of 2000, I have been very active in working with my union to advocate these great working conditions for others. I am proud to show my children the power of a collective voice, hard work and improving lives in our community through my professional union work.” >>> Click Here to Download the Flyer
The goal of this campaign has been, and will always be, to work towards getting you a seat at the table to negotiate YOUR contract. The hard working women and men of LabCorp are the missing piece at the table. We are a union family committed to providing a better life to all its members and their families. Working together, we bargain hard for better wages, stronger benefits, and a safe workplace for all our hard working members. We’re determined to improve the lives of every worker. You deserve a better life, because you have earned it. The UFCW represents thousands of healthcare workers across the country, including LabCorp employees. >>>Click Here to Download the Flyer