Mary Kay Henry

New leader plans massive expansion for union representing the most nursing home employees

The new president of the Service Employees International Union said she plans to increase the SEIU's involvement with politics, and has left the door open for other possible changes, according to news reports. Mary Kay Henry was elected the new SEIU president on Saturday, succeeding lightning rod Andy Stern who last month made a surprise retirement announcement.

New SEIU leadership still undecided, outgoing president says

Early reports that California nurse leader Mary Kay Henry will take the reins of the powerful Service Employees International Union may have been premature. Outgoing president Andy Stern told reporters Monday that no successor has been chosen yet.