Former SEIU President Andy Stern denies reports that he is under federal investigation
Sep 29, 2010
Former labor leader Andy Stern Tuesday has rejected as false news reports that the FBI and Labor Department are investigating him in connection with corruption at his former employer, the Service Employees...
Long-term care, labor reportedly agree to compromise on healthcare reform
Jan 19, 2010
The White House, in the final rounds of healthcare reform negotiations, reportedly has gained a few more concessions from a number of stakeholders, including long-term care and unions.
New, massive nurses union holds founding convention
Dec 09, 2009
National Nurses United, the newly formed, major union for nurses, held its inaugural meeting Monday. Delegates to the founding convention elected officers and adopted a constitution.
Nurses’ unions lose support of key senator in card-check battle
Oct 20, 2009
Nurses’ unions hoping to see the Employee Free Choice Act become law have lost an important ally.
Reid: Congress to hold off action on Employee Free Choice Act bill
Aug 31, 2009
The Employee Free Choice Act is, at least for the time being, off the table, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) told the crowd at a Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce meeting Wednesday.
SEIU recommends changes to long-term care as way to reduce healthcare costs
Jun 03, 2009
When President Obama announced May 11 that six leading healthcare industry groups would band together to reduce healthcare costs by $2 trillion over the next decade, many were skeptical. On Monday, however,...
Several healthcare groups push for public insurance option as part of healthcare reform
Jun 02, 2009
Several healthcare groups, including the Service Employees International Union, kicked off a major campaign Monday to ensure inclusion of a public insurance option in healthcare reform.
Business groups outgun labor in card-check battle, news report finds
May 20, 2009
Business groups appear to be gaining ground against organized labor in an effort to defeat the Employee Free Choice Act, also known as the card-check bill, according to a recent update on the issue.
White House, Senate ‘compromises’ pave way for Specter’s support of labor bill
May 19, 2009
Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) has held a number of different views on the Employee Free Choice Act in the last couple of years. Now, it looks as though the EFCA-supporter-turned-opponent may be shifting his...
Nursing home that refused to recognize union supported by federal appeals court
May 04, 2009
A long-term care provider in Georgia that decided not to recognize a union-organizing effort in 2008 has had its decision affirmed by a federal appeals court in Washington. Observers say the case could...