The Los Angeles teachers' union, United Teachers Los Angeles, defeated a combined effort by several other labor unions, including the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and other public sector unions, in the city's mayoral election Tuesday. Show More Summary
By Caroline May, The Daily Caller The National Treasury Employees Union is denying claims that the union’s president was in contact with President Obama shortly before Internal Revenue Service employees began targeting conservative groups.
[nid:217670] R ebecca Sandoval hasn't had a raise for six years. She and other home-care workers who work for the state of Oregon and are represented by Local 503 of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) make $10.20 an hour to assist people with disabilities and senior citizens, like the 99-year-old woman Sandoval cares for. Show More Summary
Federal employees stage a demonstration protesting the federal budget sequester on May 7, 2013 in New Yor City. Hundreds of federal employees from the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) were joined by Internal Revenue Service (IRS), employees as well as agents from Customs and Border Protection (CBP) outside at New York’s Federal Plaza. By John [...]
By Amanda Becker, Thomson Reuters News & Insight The Service Employees International Union fended off an upstart rival last week in a union-on-union battle over California healthcare workers, a symptom not of labor's decline but of its growth in the health sector.
Furloughs at the Internal Revenue Service will be the focus of a union rally in New York Tuesday morning, as hundreds of employees at the tax agency are expected to protest unpaid days forced by the federal budget cuts known as … Continue reading ?
By Kris Maher, The Wall Street Journal The Service Employees International Union is locked in battle here with an unusual opponent: another union.
One week. That’s all it took. One week after Tax Day came and went, the Internal Revenue Service will send out furlough notices to its entire workforce. According to a press release from the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), those notices will identify five days when the IRS will be shut down entirely – with [...]
SAN FRANCISCO ? Despite Kaiser Permanente's repeated claims of "neutrality" in the upcoming election between the National Union of Healthcare Workers - California Nurses Association (NUHW-CNA) and the Service Employees InternationalShow More Summary
For seventy years, there was no bigger union representation vote in the private sector than the 2010 election at Kaiser Permanente (KP), which pitted the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) against its new California rival, the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW). Show More Summary
By Hannah Hoffman, StatesmanJournal.com A former public employee union president on Monday won the second round in his legal battle with the Service Employees International Union Local 503, which he says has a history of not complying with the nonprofit laws. Former union president Joe DiNicola, a tax auditor with the Department of Revenue, won a [...]
By Jack Spencer, Michigan Capitol Confidential It’s official: Michigan’s home health care “dues skim” has ended. For the first time since 2006, the Service Employees International Union is not deducting money from the Medicaid checks of the state’s 59,000 home-based caregivers. James Haveman, director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, confirmed that the money no [...]
U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel of San Diego has signaled that he's prepared to dismiss a bizarre lawsuit filed by Prime Healthcare Services against the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and the Service Employees International Union.
By Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post The Service Employees International Union is launching a cable ad campaign urging lawmakers to support immigration reform, airing on national cable during the congressional recess. The ad will run for a week on the most-watched cable news programs on Fox News, CNN and MSNBC. The buy is small at [...]
The Service Employees International Union – one of the major labor groups working for an immigration overhaul – has launched a new ad advocating for a reform plan that includes a path to citizenship. The ad, called “America,” is part of a $300,000 b …
By Jack Spencer, Michigan Capitol Confidential Votes were tabulated yesterday for a Service Employees International Union election, the same group that was behind the “home health care dues skim” that took more than $34 million from the elderly and disabled in Michigan. Show More Summary
By Michael Dorstewitz, bizpacreview.com Well isn’t this embarrassing. Local 1021 of the Service Employees International Union, which, according to its website, believes “in and will fight for a just society, where all workers are valued and all people are respected,” is being charged with unfair employment practices. That’s right, employees of the union whose members are [...]
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner The Service Employees International Union applauded Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul for announcing that he supports an immigration bill that would include a pathway to legalization for existing illegal immigrants. Show More Summary
With a strike scheduled to start on Monday, the union representing healthcare workers at the Motion Picture and Television Fund’s hospital and facilities today took its case to the feds. The Service Employees International Union-United...Show More Summary
SEIU Local 1021 won a good city contract last year using a show of force and solidarity in City Hall and the streets. Joseph Schell Service Employees International Union Local 1021, which represents most city employees in San Francisco,...Show More Summary