Mental Health Workers at Kaiser in Santa Rosa Go On Strike

Dozens of Kaiser Permanente mental health workers are on strike in Santa Rosa. They hit the picket lines Tuesday, in protest of ongoing staffing shortages. The therapists, psychologists, social workers and drug counselors say under staffing is causing major treatment delays for patients, and more burnout among employees. Mental health workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities throughout Northern California began striking Monday. The National Union of Healthcare Workers, which is spearheading the strike, represents about two-thousand Kaiser mental health workers in Northern California, more than 100 of which are in Sonoma County.