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Kaiser Permanente Workers Vote to Authorize Strikes in California, Oregon

Kaiser Permanente workers voted to authorize a strike in Oregon and California on Monday, potentially enabling thousands of staffers to not show up to their jobs. Oregon Federation of Nurses and Healthcare Professionals and the United Nurses Associations of California-Union of Health Care Professionals, which are both unions, announced that their respective members would go on strike. “We have now authorized a strike by 96 percent! We are doing this for our patients. We are fighting for #SafeStaffing and the future of healthcare, and we know that Kaiser’s offers will be a disaster for patient care. We are #PatientDefenders, and we fight for patients,” the Oregon Federation wrote in a Twitter post. And the United Nurses Associations of California, in a similar statement, wrote that 96 percent of its members voted to authorize a strike, according to a Twitter post. Negotiations with Kaiser will continue in the forthcoming days. Neither union …

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