Kaiser Permanente’s 80,000 Employees Gear Up To Strike

The clock is ticking for healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente. Nearly 80,000 employees are poised to strike on October 14 if the union and hospital system can’t agree on a contract. Kaiser Permanente, founded in the late 1930s to serve employees of the Kaiser Industrial companies and opened up to the public in 1945, has locations on the west coast (California, Washington, and Oregon), the mid-atlantic (Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.), Georgia, Colorado, and Hawaii...