Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers have reached an agreement with the company, and the news is great for workers and patients alike. The agreement includes significant wage increases, improved benefits, and a focus on quality patient care. It’s a breakthrough for the workers, who have been advocating for better conditions for weeks.
According to recent reports, the company will look to address its staffing shortages and some workers will see their wages increase by up to 21% over the next 4 years. Additionally, the agreement includes the provision of in job training programs and mass job fairs, to maintain a steady hiring process.
The workers presented their case for better wages and benefits, and the company listened. In the end, both sides were able to come to an agreement that benefits everyone involved. Read about the initial strike on Incognito Blog, here.