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Healthcare Workers Picket Their National Union to Protect Their Voice for Patients
Date:11/12/2008

Monday, saying that a trusteeship of UHW "would be a disaster for the California labor movement."

Union members' right to free speech is recognized in federal labor law, and retaliation for political opposition is illegal. National SEIU officials claim the trusteeship is based on a set of financial charges against UHW members, but a judge tossed the same charges out of court in July after SEIU filed a lawsuit.

"When these hearings are over, President Stern and Secretary-Treasurer Anna Burger will have to acknowledge that their charges were completely without merit," said Joe Ruocco, a senior lab assistant at Western Medical Center-Anaheim. "Then they'll have to address the real issue: members need more of a voice in SEIU, not less. We can't build strong unions by shutting caregivers out of important decisions."

With more than 150,000 members, SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West is the fastest-growing healthcare union in the United States. We represent healthcare workers in all job classifications and all healthcare settings, including hospitals, homecare, nursing homes and clinics. Our mission is to achieve high-quality healthcare for all. | http://www.seiu-uhw.org

Contact: Sadie Crabtree, 323-365-2083


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