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Healthcare Workers

Healthcare Workers Must Join the Fight for Trans Liberation

Healthcare workers must join the fight against attacks on the trans community. In the process, we must fight to destroy the capitalist system that oppresses us all.

Mike Pappas

November 20, 2021

Healthcare Workers at Kaiser in Northern California Set To Strike in Solidarity with Striking Engineers

Kaiser Permanente has recently averted a strike of over 50,000 healthcare workers in Southern California, Oregon, and Hawaii after reaching a tentative agreement with workers. In Northern California, though, thousands of healthcare workers from various sectors are still set to strike this week. Striking Kaiser engineers in Stationary Engineers Local 39 have been picketing since September 18. Now, starting this week, around 40,000 workers from multiple unions will walk off the job in sympathy with Local 39. Healthcare worker Mike Pappas speaks with a mental health worker who will be striking.

Mike Pappas

November 17, 2021

1,000 West Virginia Hospital Workers Are Going on Strike Today

Hospital workers in West Virginia are set to join the more than 20,000 U.S. workers currently on strike.

Mike Elk

November 3, 2021

Buffalo Healthcare Workers Strike for Better Patient Care and Fair Wages

Left Voice visited the picket line at Mercy Hospital near Buffalo, New York. Nurses and other hospital workers have been on strike for three weeks, calling for safe staffing ratios and better pay.

Mike Pappas

October 23, 2021

Seven Months on Strike And Still Going — Solidarity with St. Vincent Nurses!

Solidarity with nurses at St. Vincent’s hospital in Massachusetts, who are entering their seventh month on strike.

Left Voice

October 15, 2021

Healthcare Workers Are Fed Up And Hitting the Picket Lines

The fight of healthcare workers against poor working conditions and a decreasing standard of living is expanding across the country. It’s time to broaden the struggle.

Mike Pappas

October 13, 2021

24,000 Kaiser Permanente Healthcare Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

24,000 healthcare workers at Kaiser Permanente hospitals have voted to authorize a strike and are speaking out against dire working conditions. The vote comes amid an uptick in labor stoppages in the United States.

Molly Rosenzweig

October 12, 2021

Detroit Pharmacy Technicians are Unionizing

The Teamsters are organizing pharmacy technicians at a Detroit-area company as unionization efforts expand in the United States.

Kyle Thibodeau

October 9, 2021

Firing Thousands of Health Care Workers Won’t Stop the Pandemic

The state of New York is firing thousands of unvaccinated health care workers and replacing them with members of the National Guard. While we support all workers being vaccinated, this is a clear attack coordinated by the bosses and the State against the working class.

Mike Pappas

September 28, 2021