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March 13th, 2009

Fresno homecare workers march on SEIU UHW-W

On March 12, Fresno homecare workers rallied and marched on the SEIU UHW-W office to protest SEIU’s retaliation and interference in union elections. Check out this slideshow of their action.

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March 12th, 2009

KPFK interview with John Borsos and Danielle Estrada

Maria Armoudian on KPFK’s “Insighters” interviews John Borsos of NUHW’s founding executive board and Danielle Estrada, a healthcare worker at Kaiser Baldwin Park. Source: KPFK

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March 12th, 2009

Video: Fresno homecare workers announce petition to join NUHW

On March 2, homecare workers filed petitions for 10,000 to leave SEIU and join NUHW.

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March 12th, 2009

San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center: Fresno Homecare Workers, Consumers, and Community Members March against SEIU Harassment

About 60 homecare workers and their allies rallied in front of the Service Employees International Union-UHW office in Fresno today. The workers want to disaffiliate from SEIU and join the National Union of Health Care Workers (NUHW). The union locked their doors, hid behind the curtains, took pictures of the members at the rally, and called the police. SEIU-UHW staff would not allow their own union members into the building.

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March 10th, 2009

Caregivers picket O’Connor Hospital for arresting union reps and shutting down democratic vote

San Jose, Calif.—Healthcare workers picketed outside O’Connor Hospital today to protest the actions of hospital management, who suspended an Emergency Room tech and had union representatives arrested while they were helping workers conduct a union election.

“They’ve made it like a police state in our hospital,” said Lisa Godoy, a lead pharmacy tech at O’Connor Hospital. “All we want is the right to vote and make our own decisions about our union.”