Another Union Marriage Ends In Divorce

Another Union Marriage Ends In Divorce

Like the failed 2004 merger of Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE) and Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE), the shotgun wedding of the California Nurses Association (CNA) and the National Union of Healthcare Workers...
SEIU Watch

SEIU Watch

It’s LM-2 season, which means we get to look at the financial expenditures of labor unions for the previous year. The most compelling bit of information that came from SEIU International’s LM-2 was its contribution to “Political Activities” – $27.7 million in all....
Turmoil In The Land Of Solidarity

Turmoil In The Land Of Solidarity

OUR Walmart is a UFCW front group that has been trying to organize Walmart employees for years. The employees working for OUR Walmart are non-union, and apparently, UFCW would like to keep it that way. When a group of Seattle-based OUR Walmart workers reached out to...
Strange Hospital Bedfellows

Strange Hospital Bedfellows

The Machinists union (IAM) and the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) made a surprise announcement last week that the two unions were looking into affiliation.  And while the marriage might seem a head scratcher, the rationale for the move is simple – NUHW...
SEIU Watch

SEIU Watch

It appears a rebellion is gaining serious traction against SEIU in Michigan with technicians at Muskegon’s Hackley Hospital voting 65 to 9 this week to dump SEIU for archrival NUHW.  This latest NUHW decert win is the second of two in six months, both against SEIU...