Retired UNAC/UHCP members are eligible to join the Retiree Chapter at the rate of $25 per year. The committee is currently engaged in a number of projects, from recruiting more members to the Retiree Chapter, to answering the committee phone in the San Dimas office. In the future, members will have the opportunity to attend education conferences and special events. For more information, please call 909-618-0657.
Committee member Brenda Jordan, RN, says, “UNAC/UHCP does not end when you retire. It is a new beginning.”
Retiree Chapter News
Kaiser Members: Important Update about Kaiser Budget
Posted on August 21, 2013
One year ago this month, UNAC/UHCP and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions (CKPU) began discussions with Kaiser regarding “affordability.” After several months of protracted meetings last autumn, Kaiser announced the position eliminations of roughly 550 employees in Southern California, including 175 UNAC/UHCP members. At a meeting in late November, over 150 local affiliate officers […]
Social Media Online Tutorials
Posted on August 13, 2013
Finally, your social media questions answered! UNAC/UHCP has created a series of online trainings for the biggest social networks that need a little explanation: Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Join us!
Retiree Council: Membership Meeting With Surprise Guest
Posted on April 1, 2013
Wednesday, April 24 10 AM — 12 Noon UNAC/UHCP’s San Diego Office 5030 Camino de la Siesta, Suite 306 San Diego, CA 92108 (619) 280-5401 RSVP: (909) 618-0657 ► Retiree Updates ► Surprise Guest Speaker Directions from the north on Interstate 15: ► Take Interstate 15 South ► To Interstate 163 South ► To Interstate […]
VOTE! Election Day Endorsements
Posted on October 29, 2012
If you’re still deciding how to vote on California’s myriad ballot propositions, check out the California Labor Federation endorsements. Don’t forget to vote NO on Proposition 32, which would silence our voice for patient safety. Click on the link above to see the recommendations for the other statewide ballot propositions.
Only the Beginning: The UNAC/UHCP Retiree Council Founding Convention
Posted on October 2, 2012
On October 2, nearly 100 retired and soon-to-be retired UNAC/UHCP members filled the classroom in our state office to learn more about the next chapter in their union activism. Some came to hear about Medicare and Social Security, namely what they could do to preserve it for future generations. Others came to find out how they could get more involved with the union, or to get active in politics. A few were looking to be social. Luckily everyone found something to get excited about at the UNAC/UHCP Retiree Founding Convention.
Governor Now Has Chance to Strengthen State’s Landmark Patient Safety Law
Posted on August 27, 2012
Help This Bill Become Law! RNs: Click here to send an email to California Governor Jerry Brown asking him to sign SB 1246! (Everyone else, click here)
WE WON! Tentative Agreement Reached With Kaiser!
Posted on May 11, 2012
At 2:45AM Friday, May 11, UNAC/UHCP and the Coalition of Unions reached a tentative agreement with Kaiser covering 95,000 Kaiser employees across the country. Details to come.
Retiree Organizing Committee Report–Next Steps
Posted on April 16, 2012
Your UNAC/UHCP retiree organizing committee (Ann Foster, Brenda Jordan, Donna Knoch, Christine Lakowski, Sonia Moseley, Frances Powell, Marie Scheet, Amy Teufert, and Fred Tinamisan) met again on February 9th in San Dimas. Reviewing our latest organizing efforts, the committee found the results very encouraging. We have more than 200 members and are still growing every […]
Join the Retiree Council
Posted on February 14, 2012
Even though you are retired, you need to stay informed and active to protect your retirement security. Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid are being attacked as never before, with some politicians calling for cuts in Social Security and the elimination of Medicare as we know it! What’s more, employers will continue to try to chip […]