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Negotiations Continue for Kindred Workers

August 14, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4055" align="alignleft" width="300"]Kindred Barg Team cropOur Bargaining Team (L-R): David Hoagland, RT; Jimese Phillips, RN; Cynthia Marquetti, RT; Edgar Padilla, RN; and Felicia Clayton, CNA.[/caption]

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 the following articles:

We also reached an agreement for interim access at the South Bay Facility for our 121RN and UHW Union Representatives. Union Representatives will be allowed two hours each week to meet with members on site.

Next Bargaining Dates: August 15, August 28, Sept 11

Membership Meeting

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. August 19

Come learn about our Union and what we’re negotiating for in our new contract with Kindred.

Our SEIU 121RN RV will be parked in front of the Kindred Southbay Facility in Gardena.

Know Your Rights

If you are being frequently flexed off by the hospital, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. To learn more, go to or call 1-800-300-5616.

Become a Union Resource

Learn about what’s happening at the bargaining table and how you can help us achieve the best contract for Kindred Southbay and Tri-Cities. Attend the CAT (Contract Action Team) meeting, held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at Carrow’s, 1638 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardena. Meeting times are 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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