DENVER (CN) – More than 3,000 Colorado health care workers employed by Kaiser Permanente voted to strike Wednesday, joining a coalition of 80,000 employees demanding better worker conditions.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – A new boss refused disability accommodations for a director's back and neck problems, the fired employee claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Kaiser did not diagnose a new mother’s serious kidney disease, she and her husband claim in Multnomah County Circuit Court, seeking $58.1 million.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – An acupuncturist at a Kaiser-contracted clinic touched a patient inappropriately and pulled her pants down, put a needle in her back and left the treatment room door open with a bright light focused on her private areas, she claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser fired a lab assistant who was constantly harassed by her supervisor for taking time off for her health needs, according to an action filed in Sacramento County Superior Court.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired an older office worker who complained that her managers were not disciplined for violations of Kaiser’s policies, according to an action filed in Riverside County Superior Court.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired an assistant department manager after she made protected complaints of unsafe working conditions and medical practices, according to an action filed in San Diego County Superior Court.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – A woman died of an overdose while her doctor was on probation for overprescribing opiates, her daughters claim in Riverside County Superior Court.
OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser staff conspired with police to illegally force antipsychotic medication on a prisoner, according to a suit filed in Alameda Superior Court.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (CN) – Despite a long record of consistent beneficiary designation, a Kaiser employee’s spouse is being cheated out of his wife’s life insurance due to a buggy internet portal, according to an action filed in Alameda County Superior Court.
SPOKANE, Wash. (CN) – A Kaiser doctor did not act to appropriately stop a patient’s internal bleeding, according to an action filed in Spokane County Superior Court.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (CN) – A newborn baby was left with brain damage after Kaiser inadequately treated a herpes infection, her guardian ad litem claims in Placer County Superior Court.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A glaucoma patient lost sight in his eye after his doctor convinced him to have surgery to alleviate pressure without providing disclosure of the possible side effects, according to an action filed in San Francisco County Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser fired a project manager rather than engage in an interactive process and provide accommodations for his disability, according to a complaint filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired a secretary while she was on medical leave for work-induced depression, according to an action filed in San Bernardino Superior Court.