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Kaiser faces pharmacist strike starting Monday
Orange County Register

Kaiser Permanente has warned insured members that it might have to shut down most of its pharmacies in Southern California starting Monday because its 1,400 pharmacists in the region are threatening to walk off their jobs.

The pharmacists are demanding the restoration of a pension plan they lost three years ago, health benefit guarantees for part-time workers, and changes in work procedures that they believe endanger patients’ safety, said Robin Borden, president of the Guild for Professional Pharmacists, which represents the group.