Kaiser Permanente workers start to walk off the job. It’s set to become the largest health care worker strike in US history

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente workers are walking off the job Wednesday. CNN —

On Wednesday morning, unionized employees of Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health providers, have begun to walk off the job.

By 9 am ET, more than 75,000 Kaiser workers plan to join picket lines, marking the largest health care strike in US history.The striking employees are represented by a coalition of eight unions that comprise 40% of Kaiser Permanente’s total staff. The unions ordered members off the job at 6 am local time, and Kaiser workers in Virginia and Washington, DC, started to walk out […]

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