Kaiser Permanente is a managed healthcare delivery organization that is made up of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and the Permanente Medical Groups. Founded in 1945 and headquartered in California, USA, the Kaiser Group is the largest managed care organization in the United States of America.
According to recent reports, thousands of Kaiser healthcare workers have gone on strike in the United States, demanding better pay and working conditions. Affecting over a dozen hospitals and clinics across the country, the strike by Kaiser healthcare workers has highlighted the difficult working conditions faced by many healthcare workers in the United States.
The workers, represented by various healthcare workers union, say that they are underpaid and overworked. They also want to see improvements in staffing and safety measures. They argue that better pay and improved working conditions will help to ensure quality care for patients.
The strike of over 75,000 unionized Kaiser employees has resulted in disruptions to healthcare services in multiple states in the USA. It has also brought attention to the issue of understaffing and has prompted calls for reforms in the healthcare sector.