Local 105 members are ‘purpling up’ every Friday!

As we continue our pressure on Kaiser, Local 105 members are ramping things up across the state to let KP’s Program Office show that we are united and we still want them to come to the table to bargain with us. We know that we are hardworking and resourceful, and on June 29th workers at Rock […]

Kaiser: Enough is enough!

On June 15th, Local 105 members sent a message to Kaiser management that we are standing strong on our demands that they come to the table to bargain with us. We picketed in front of Kaiser Colorado’s Regional offices for two hours and had great turnout! Here’s what we want Kaiser to understand: Bargaining is […]

Important FAQs Regarding Bargaining & the Coalition

Dear Kaiser members, We have had many questions over the last couple of days regarding bargaining and things going on with the Coalition Unions and the Alliance Unions. Please read the following FAQ for answers to these questions. FAQ What’s happening with the Partnership and bargaining? We’ve sent out an update on Tuesday with more information on […]

Critical Update on Kaiser Bargaining

Yesterday, at the “Labor Summit” in Oakland, Kaiser management presented the unions with a top-down, unilateral “new partnership.” This proposal, in particular, limits our ability as union members to speak out and stand up for our rights—and threatens union members’ job security with technology and outsourcing. Download the partnership document by clicking here. Kaiser also […]

Kaiser National Bargaining Update

May 2, 2018 Dear SEIU 105 Kaiser members, On Monday, May 1, the Coalition of Unions was informed by Kaiser that they were cancelling the national bargaining sessions that were scheduled for next week. This action is another sign that Kaiser is disrespecting our members. Instead, Kaiser has invited all unions to a meeting in […]

Take action on the local minimum wage bill!

It’s time to take action! Tell your representative to support HB-1368, the local wage bill. It’s just common sense. As Colorado’s economy continues to grow, the cost to live here continues to go up, but these costs aren’t the same in every community. Denver is more expensive than Yuma, so it makes sense to give […]

Important Bargaining & Coalition Update

Dear SEIU 105 Members, Below are two important updates regarding what happened in national bargaining this week from the SEIU 105 Bargaining Team members that were in California this week and a Statement from the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions that shows what we stand for and provides some factual context on what happened with […]

Building Worker Power This Election Cycle

By: Ron Ruggiero, President, SEIU Local 105 It’s no secret that many of us are frustrated with politicians who get elected and then don’t do enough to fight for working and middle-class families. Most of us are tired of a rigged economy where hard work isn’t rewarded anymore and the wealth we create only flows […]