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SEIU Wins Again at Kaiser, But Militant Minority Grows

Steve Early | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business
Steve Early

When the votes were tallied at the NLRB regional office in Oakland last Thursday, NUHW support in Kaiser's largest bargaining unit had increased by 15 percent -- but SEIU, the vocal opponent of striking and fan of partnership, won again with 18,844 votes versus NUHW's 13,101.

WALK OUT! Thousands Of Kaiser Workers On Strike Today

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | Los Angeles

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities throughout California have gone on strike over contract disputes involving Kaiser's mental ...

WATCH: Protesters Claim USC Hospital Is Dangerously Short-Staffed

Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Hospital workers at the Keck Medical Center of USC began their day-long strike at 6am this morning, protesting what they say is a serious short-staffi...

Dave Jamieson

Health Care Costs At Center Of California Labor Disputes | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Business

More than 20,000 nurses and hospital workers will likely go on strike throughout California later this week, in one of the largest such work stoppages...

Labor Unions, Benefits Understood, Have Almost Never Been Less Popular

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.31.2011 | Business

The vast majority of Americans say labor unions raise wages and better working conditions, a new survey finds. Yet despite those benefits, Americans h...

Turf War Betweens Unions Like 'The Crew Fighting While The Titanic Is Sinking,' Critics Say

Posted 10.12.2011 | Business

While millions of Americans work jobs with stagnating wages, poor job security and no union representation, two labor unions are waging a turf war ove...

Why We Strike

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

If today's labor movement is going to reverse decades of decline, union leaders are going to need to forget the habits of the last 30 years and learn something new from the rank and file: You don't win a fight by not fighting.

Kaiser 'Woefully Unprepared' At Meeting With Nurses On Strike

LAist | Andy Sternberg in News on March 11, 2011 9:00 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Nurses at Kaiser Permanente LA Medical Center left frustrated after meeting with hospital management one week after staging a protest on Sunset Blvd. ...

Ryan Grim

Labor Legend Dolores Huerta Rips SEIU For Worker Intimidation | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A legend of the labor movement stepped into the turmoil engulfing organized labor in California on Tuesday, pressing the new head of the Service Emplo...