San Francisco Business Times: Kaiser Permanente workers seek to quit SEIU

NewsFebruary 26, 2009

Kaiser workers have signed petitions to dump its union, SEIU, and join a new union after the national leadership of SEIU took over the local representing Kaiser 50,000 workers in California.

The workers were represented by SEIU’s United Healthcare Workers-West unit. National SEIU officials took control of the local union on Jan. 27, firing local chief Sal Rosselli and other leaders.

Those leaders started the new union, National Union of Healthcare Workers, after their ouster from SEIU.

Source: San Francisco Business Times