BY staff | Fridley, MN | 8/03/15
On July 14, 345 Hospital Workers at Unity Hospital in Fridley, a first ring suburb of Minneapolis, voted by a roughly 60% majority to join SEIU Healthcare MN. The new bargaining unit includes Nursing Assistants, Dietary Aides, Patient Care Techs, Health Unit Coordinators, Environmental Services Aides and other job classes.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 8/05/13
Saint Paul, MN - More than 240 members of Workers United Local 150 walked off the job from Health Systems Cooperative Laundries, August 5, forming picket lines at the plant entrances in a strike over unfair labor practices, which include the company’s unilateral discontinuation of sick-day benefits.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 11/08/11
More than 50 union activists, as well as OccupyMN participants and others, rallied outside the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center on Nov. 8 to protest a speech by Wells Fargo CEO Jon Stumpf.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 7/17/11
Service Employee International Union (SEIU), Healthcare Minnesota and SEIU Minnesota State Council President Julie Schnell condemned the budget compromise reached July 14 by Governor Dayton and GOP legislative leaders.
BY staff | Minneapoils, MN | 5/20/10
Fight Back! reporters interviewed Sal Rosselli on April 21, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was in Minneapolis to speak at a fundraiser for the National Union of Healthcare Workers.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/22/10
Over 200 workers, faculty and students at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) marched here, Jan. 21, to demand full funding for higher education and an end to threatened furloughs and layoffs.
BY Joe Iosbaker | UIC Medical Center | 5/08/09
Meetings of the workers from the Patient Access call center at UIC Medical Center look like the waiting room of an Orthopedics clinic.
BY staff | University of Chicago | 2/12/09
Sherri Taylor-Kennedy was insulted and angry at her employer. "When I got here I was informed that my position had been eliminated. I had 30 minutes to gather my belongings and be escorted off the premises."
BY Joe Iosbaker | California | 1/28/09
The trade union bureaucrats in SEIU (Service Employees International Union) are moving to crush the California local that refused to sell out.
BY staff | Puerto Rico | 6/02/08
Outside the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) convention in Puerto Rico, Saturday, May 31, members of the Puerto Rican teachers union were attacked by riot police when they attempted to distribute fliers.