Overwhelming victory in first election

May 21st, 2009

Doctors San Pablo workers at the PERB ballot count celebrate their victory.
(Left to right: Roger Allan, EVS Lead; Ferdinand Comayas, Ultrasonographer; Jay Hoey, Lead Nuclear Medicine Tech; Dena Hulse, Respiratory Care Practitioner)

NUHW: 158 votes — more than 83 percent
SEIU: 24 votes
No Union: 7 votes

Nearly 300 caregivers at Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo have won their independence from SEIU in the first election since almost 100,000 petitioned to join the National Union of Healthcare workers. California’s Public Employment Relations Board certified the election results today.

[Press release]