Kaiser Lays Off 84 Nonunion Workers in Southern Calif.
Kaiser Permanente recently laid off 84 nonunion employees across Southern California in what officials described as a "modest downsizing of staff" as part of "a series of cost-reduction initiatives." The layoffs did not include physicians. Meanwhile, union officials say they have heard that as many as 550 employees in the region are expected to be laid off in the coming months.
- "Kaiser Permanente Lays Off 84 Across Southern California" (Tasci, Contra Costa Times, 10/31).