Pharmacists: Pre-Negotiations Update

March 2015

Dear Professional Colleague,

Negotiations Team Voting

Negotiations team ballots were mailed on Monday, March 23.  Don’t forget to return your ballot to the UNAC/UHCP San Dimas office by close of business, Wednesday, April 1. We will count the ballots on Thursday, April 2 beginning at 6:00 pm.  All members are welcome to participate in the count.

Focus Group Meetings Update

Many thanks to everyone who has participated in the focus group meetings this week.  Your input has been very helpful.  We have added an additional meeting at the Ontario Medical Center on Tuesday, April 7.  Below is an updated schedule of the remaining meeting dates, locations and times.

Date Medical Center Time Location/Conference Room
3/26 Thursday Fontana 11:30am-1:00 pm MOB3 Blue North 4th Floor
3/26 Thursday Fontana 1:30pm-3:00pm Palm Court, Conf. Rooms 1-2&5
3/26 Thursday San Diego 11:30am-1:30pm Medical Center Cafeteria
3/26 Thursday San Diego 4:00pm-6:00pm UNAC/UHCP Office, 5030 Camino de la Siesta, Suite 306 (Mission Valley)
3/27 Friday West LA 12:30pm-2:00pm Room A
4/1 Wednesday Riverside 11:30am-2:00pm El Torito, 3740 Park Sierra Drive
4/1 Wednesday Riverside 4:30pm-7:00pm El Torito, 3740 Park Sierra Drive
4/2 Thursday Woodland Hills 11:30am-2:00pm Classroom #3
4/7 Tuesday Ontario 4:30 pm-7:00 pm Medical Center, Lower Level A
4/8 Wednesday West  LA - Marina del Rey 7:00pm-9:00pm Cheesecake Factory, Marina Del Rey

Click here to view and/or download the full schedule.

On-line Negotiations Survey

More than 620 pharmacists have now completed the on-line negotiations survey.  Don’t be left out – complete the survey as soon as possible. It can be found at: http://archive.unacuhcp.org/pharmacists-bargaining-survey.

Negotiations Dates Set

On Monday, Kaiser agreed to 23 negotiations dates, beginning April 21 and continuing through the middle of July, and to hold the sessions at our San Dimas office.  We will share the negotiations schedule with everyone once we have finalized your negotiations team.

Thanks for your continued support and participation.

In solidarity,

Bill Rouse
Chief Negotiator