Kaiser Workers Should Redo Calif. Union Vote: Judge

Law360, New York (July 19, 2011, 3:46 PM EDT) -- The results of an election in which thousands of Kaiser Permanente health care workers in California voted to stay with Service Employees International Union rather than switch to National Union of Healthcare Workers should be set aside, an administrative law judge said Thursday.

Administrative Law Judge Lana Parke of the National Labor Relations Board recommended that a new election be held to decide which union will represent the roughly 43,000 workers, and that three objections to from the NUHW be sustained. Judge Parke's decision said that...
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