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SEIU-UHW vs. NUHW: Closing Arguments

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

SEIU-UHW (Service Employees International Union) vs. NUHW (National Union of Healthcare Workers) Trial: DAY 12 - April 6, 2010 "Closing Arguments" ...

The Power of a Member-Led Union

LaNeta Fitzhugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
LaNeta Fitzhugh

This January, RNs at Kaiser Sunset voted 20 to 1 to leave SEIU and to express our voice with the National Union of Healthcare Workers.

The Debacle of Fox News With Greta and Her Interview With Governor Brewer

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

Governor Jan Brewer was just on Fox News live with sweet Greta questioning the legitimacy of the meeting she just came from in the Oval Office. Greta ...

SEIU-UHW (Service Employees International Union) vs. NUHW (National Union of Healthcare Workers) Trial: DAY 9 - April 1, 2010

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

"Oh Oh!!!....Did the Cat Get Your Tongue?" I wasn't sure if it was because today is April 1st, and if the witnesses today were just telling April foo...

Weekly Pulse: "Racist" Tanning Tax and Other Absurd Objections to Health Care Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger While President Obama signed the final piece of the health care reform bill into law on Tuesday, oppon...

SEIU-UHW vs. NUHW Trial Day 7: "In the Land of Secrecy: Conspiracy First...Members Second..."

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

SEIU-UHW (Service Employees International Union) vs. NUHW (National Union of Healthcare Workers) Trial: DAY 7- March 30, 2010 The Labor Movement i...

SEIU-UHW vs. NUHW Trial Day 6: "Members of the Secret Land are not allowed to Kiss and Tell."

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

SEIU-UHW (Service Employees International Union) vs. NUHW (National Union of Healthcare Workers) Trial: DAY 6- March 29, 2010 Well, here we are agai...

Nina Easton, Fortune Magazine Blogger, Panders to Rich Friends and Readers

Richard Zombeck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Zombeck

Nina Easton of Fortuneshould make an attempt to return to her journalistic roots and have a look at what's going on outside of her posh neighborhood and insulated circle.

Democracy on Trial: My View on SEIU's Lawsuit Against Our Union

Shirley Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirley Nelson

It is clear that SEIU's lawyers understand, and want to hide from the jury, that the vast majority of the members of our union disagreed with Andy Stern.

SEIU-UHW vs. NUHW Trial Day 5: "A look behind the scenes....HELP...Somebody Call Security!"

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

SEIU-UHW (Service Employees International Union/United Healthcare Workers West) vs. NUHW (National Union of Healthcare Workers) Trial: DAY 5- March 2...

DNC Becomes Third Organization This Week To Air Markey Health Care Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Not a week has passed since Fort Collins Congresswoman Betsy Markey (CD-4) voted for health care reform, and three separate organizations have already...

SEIU-UHW vs. NUHW Trial: "Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil"

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

Today's trial began with NUHW Attorney (Dan Siegel) pleading with Federal Court Judge William Alsup to restore his reputation due to the number of sus...

Opening statements began today in the trial of NUHW in the lawsuit brought by SEIU-UHW

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

Very well prepared and articulate, SEIU-UHW Attorney Gary Kohlman delivered his opening statement with clear oversight and transparency of SEIU-UHW ch...

Trial Beginning Today (March 22, 2010): SEIU-UHW (Service Employees International Union) vs. NUHW (National Union of Healthcare Workers)

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

Hello Brothers and Sisters of the Labor Movement and our Future Generation of America: The much awaited trial of the SEIU-UHW allegations against NU...

The Truth Comes Out: A Worker Witness to Union Justice

Erica Boddie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erica Boddie

I'm Erica Boddie, a front line labor worker of 28 years for Kaiser Permanente, and an original "Local 250" member of which is now SEIU-UHW. I look ...

SEIU to "Create WWIII" to Drive NUHW Out of Hospitals

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Shaw

According to published minutes from an April 10, 2010 SEIU-UHW meeting, SEIU plans to "Basically create WWIII" in order to drive NUHW organizers and s...

Betsey Markey And John Salazar Both Plan To Vote FOR Health Care Reform In Wake Of CBO Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: The Denver Post reports that Betsy Markey WILL vote for the compromise health care reform bill on Sunday. The Post's Michael Riley Report...

Arthur Delaney

Class Warfare: Hundreds Protest Outside Bankers' Houses In DC

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Huge raucous crowds converged outside bank employees' houses on Sunday afternoon to demand banks stop lobbying against Wall Street reform. "Bank of ...

It's Going to Take Guts to Win Real Wall Street Reform

Anna Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anna Burger

Just remember the havoc Wall Street caused to our families and our communities. They had their chance to step up and take responsibility for the economic disaster they created. Now it's our turn.

Breaking the Public Sector Unions' Stranglehold on State and Local Governments

Mort Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Zuckerman

What we suffer is a ruinously expensive collaboration between elected officials and unionized state and local workers, purchased with taxpayer money. "Scratch my back and I'll scratch yours."

New Immigrant Rights Campaign to Mount Largest March of Obama Era

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Shaw

Blasting the White House for "escalating deportations and detentions" while taking no action toward enacting comprehensive immigration reform, national immigrant rights leaders are escalating a pressure campaign.

Union Threatens To Pull Support For Dems Who Don't Support Health Care Reform

Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In what seems intended as a shot across the bow of House Dems wavering on health reform, top officials with the labor powerhouse SEIU have bluntly tol...

Activists Win Against Goldman Sachs' Greek Style Local Government Ripoffs

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

There are thousands of city and local government that spend hundreds of billions of dollars each year that are processed through banks. With a well-organized social movement, we could change the ways banks do business on Main Street.

The F Word: Working Families Still Squeezed

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

The president's failure to deliver on two key issues: labor law reform and taxing Cadillac health plans, have enraged union members who see cumbersome rules as an impediment to organizing new workplaces.

New Populist Heroine Sparks a Movement (VIDEO)

Harry Hanbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Hanbury

By giving corporations the power to buy our politicians, the Supreme Court may have unintentionally sparked a grassroots wildfire that will turn our corporatocracy into a true democracy.