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Kaiser Permanente strike postponed after CEO's death

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A planned strike by employees of integrated managed care consortium Kaiser Permanente has been postponed following the death of CEO Bernard Tyson.

Tyson, 60, died in his sleep early Sunday morning. He had led the 11.8 million-member health plan as CEO since 2013. He was with the organization for more than 30 years.

Some 4,000 psychologists, mental health therapists and other medical professionals that are part of the National Union of Healthcare Workers had planned a five-day strike starting today. A new strike date has not been set.

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