SEIU’s Dial 1-800-Solution Runs into Trouble

Steve Early, Labor Notes | June 6, 2011 Call centers now serve 800,000 members, but the results are disappointing, according to the SEIU’s internal review. With slick promotion reminiscent of Silicon Valley product rollouts, the Service Employees (SEIU) persuaded a … Continue reading

Reformers Win in California Grad Union Election

by Barry Eidlin | Tue, 05/10/2011 Labor Notes Graduate workers across the University of California have voted to transform their [...]

As Hospitals Go ‘Lean’ and Squeeze Workers, Unions See Potential for Organizing

Kim Moody, Labor Notes March 15, 2011 Health care is a growing, consolidated industry with billions flowing into its coffers [...]

NUHW Nurses Strike in Los Angeles over Staffing Levels

Mark Brenner, Labor Notes March 3, 2011 More than 1,000 nurses at Kaiser-Permanente’s Los Angeles Medical Center walked off the [...]

New Voice in Wisconsin Protests: No Concessions, No Cuts

Colette Brown Labor Notes March 2, 2011 A day after 100,000 people demonstrated in Madison—one of the largest protests in [...]

Madison, Columbus, Indianapolis: Pressure Mounts on Legislators

Labor Notes Staff March 1, 2011 by Jenny Brown, Mischa Gaus, Jane Slaughter Though their numbers aren’t as large as [...]

Labour Upsurge in America’s Midwest

Kim Moody, UCU, NUJ In February 2011 mass mobilisations of public sector workers swept across much of America’s Midwest. In [...]