Union Can Launch Revised Campaign Pay Suit Against Kaiser

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 9:08 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Wednesday revived a previously dismissed suit brought by a Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. union accusing the company of illegally paying workers to advocate for a rival union, saying plaintiffs can add allegations that Kaiser paid hundreds more workers to campaign than initially claimed.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup granted the National Union of Healthcare Workers permission to argue that Kaiser approved leaves of absence for hundreds of Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers members who then campaigned against the NUHW....
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