SEIU, Kaiser collude to defeat Proposition 45

Eye on SEIUNovember 3, 2014

Some of the strangest bedfellows in this political season are in the healthcare industry. SEIU, California’s largest healthcare workers union, and Kaiser Permanente are colluding to defeat Proposition 45. Kaiser’s motivation is obvious — it wants to prevent public scrutiny of its premium increases. SEIU’s motivation stems from a corrupt deal it recently signed with the healthcare industry by which it has sold out its members for the chance to organize more workers and collect more dues.

Read NUHW President Sal Rosselli’s two op-eds on the subject in the Huffington PostSacramento Bee and the San Francisco Examiner. Rosselli spells out the cause and the ramifications of this unprecedented “collaboration” between SEIU and employers.