Kindred Hospital – South Bay

1246 W. 155th Street
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 323-5330

Union Representative/Organizer
Manny Hernandez
(818) 653-6769

Nomination petition for upcoming Union Executive Board & Chapter Officer Elections

As we announced on Friday, you and your co-workers at Kindred Hospital – South Bay will nominate and elect Union Chapter Officers and Executive Board Members to provide Union leadership. Click »»» here to download the nomination petition. Also, if you …

SEIU Local 121RN takes action to combat COVID-19, protect patients, RNs and other Healthcare Professionals

The importance of having a collective voice and the strength of standing together has never been more important. The COIVD-19 pandemic puts our entire society under a stress test, widening every hole in our safety net, exposing inequalities, showing the …

Update on your hospital and the Coronavirus

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Members: This is a follow-up to an email I sent you early last month about the request for information we sent to your employers. We asked them to provide details on concrete steps and protocols to …

Sharing some sad news about our Sister at Kindred South Bay

Dear SEIU 121RN Members, It is with a heavy heart that I share some sad news: our sister SEIU Local 121RN member Jennifer Laurie, an RN at Kindred South Bay, is battling Stage 4 Glioblastoma. Jennifer sat with me on …

*UPDATES* Coronavirus, your hospital and our Union…

PLEASE SIGN THE “PROTECT ALL WORKERS PETITION” here Click here for information on the action SEIU Local 121RN is taking Click here for SEIU California’s resource page Click here for SEIU’s Fact Sheet Click here for an FAQ from CDC, …

Kindred South Bay: “Stop the bleeding!”

With our “Stop the bleeding!” Union contract campaign, RNs at Kindred South Bay demanded safety improvements to prevent injuries and patient endangerment. We shared photos and frightening descriptions of building damage, decay, electrical risk and numerous trip hazards. In addition …

Introducing our new SEIU Local 121RN Executive Director, Rosanna Mendez

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Members, Tuesday, October 9th, our Executive Board (made up of your colleagues chosen by you to represent Union members at each of our hospitals) selected our new Executive Director, who will work with me and the …

Our surveys reveal our top bargaining priorities…

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We Decided! Come meet our bargaining team

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Raffle Prizes & Free Gifts at our Nurses Week Celebration!

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Title 22 requires safe ratios…and the law is on our side if we refuse to violate those ratios

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Mark Your Calendar: Cafeteria Event July 7

Our Union wants to keep all members up-to-date on issues around the hospital and what we as Union members can do to resolve them. Members are encouraged to stop by our cafeteria event to meet our Union Reps, ask questions, and get a copy of our Union contract.

Check April Paystub for 1.25% Raise

Our Union contract calls for across-the-board raises of 1.25 percent to begin showing in our paychecks issued for the first full pay period in April. Since Kindred has a history of getting our raises wrong or not implementing them on the correct date, please check your paystub carefully.

Contract Negotiations Resume

Contract negotiations continued for Kindred South Bay and Tri-City campuses on Thursday, November 20. We were able to reach tentative agreements (TA) on the following articles:

What You Need to Know about Ebola

UPDATE: The CDC issued an infographic for healthcare workers, “Could It Be Ebola?” On October 15, Cal/OSHA issued an Interim Guidance document on Ebola. Click here to read it. The University of Nebraska Medical Center created two illustrated guides to …

Kindred Proposes Cuts to Vacation, Holidays

Kindred’s own policy states: “Kindred recognizes the importance of time away from work for all employees and provides PTO to eligible employees so they can attend to a variety of individual needs, including rest, recreation, illness and other personal reasons.” If this statement is the truth, then why does Kindred management want to gut our current Paid Time Off policy?

Negotiations Continue for Kindred Workers

On Friday, August 1, our SEIU 121RN and SEIU-UHW Bargaining Team members from Kindred Southbay and Tri-Cities met for the second time with Kindred Management to negotiate our new collective bargaining agreement. We were able to reach tentative agreements (TA) on some articles, and reached an agreement for interim access at the South Bay Facility for our 121RN and UHW Union Representatives.

100 RNs at Kindred South Bay Vote to Join 121RN

About 100 Registered Nurses at Kindred Hospital South Bay in Gardena voted 85 percent in favor of joining together in SEIU Local 121RN on April 25. The RNs (and all of the Kindred South Bay workers) have already elected their Bargaining Team and started bargaining their first contract.