Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions National Bargaining Survey

In 2012, we will renegotiate our 2010 National Agreement with Kaiser Permanente. How important is it to you that each of the following is included in the negotiations?

Instructions: Please rate the importance of the following bargaining issues. (It is important that you make distinctions between items. If you respond "extremely important" to every question we will not know what issues are relatively important to you. Please reserve "extremely important" for those items which are truly extremely important; this will give those responses more weight.)

* 1. Wages

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not Very Important
Across the board wage increases.

* 2. Benefits

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not Very Important
No cuts in benefits.

* 3. Healthy Workforce

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not Very Important
Support a union campaign to get healthy; build programs to imporve employee health, workplace health and safety, and the health of our communities.

* 4. Increase and retain KP membership

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not Very Important
Create support system for fronline union members to increase KP members, and retain more of our current members.

* 5. Unit-Based Teams

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not Very Important
Strengthen the support systems for unit-based teams (UBTs) to improve all aspects of care, service, and affordability for KP members.

* 6. Job security and workforce development

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not Very Important
Deliver the best quality with the workforce of the future, with job security and workforce development to provide new skills for new jobs.

* 7. Empowering workers to solve problems

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not Very Important
Minimize competing, distracting new initiatives. Build a 'learning organization' with a clear focus on empowering workers to lead problem-solving consistent with the Value Compass.

* 8. Keep all jobs union

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not Very Important
For consistency of best possible patient experience, improve and enhance systems to keep all jobs union.
 
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