Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Workers At Major Illinois Weed Company ‘Go Union’ – Cresco Employees Vote For UFCW Representation ‘In A Key First Win’ For Labor At A State Marijuana Facility
Published on Sunday, January 26, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(JOLIET, ILLINOIS) - Cresco Labs Workers employed at its Joliet Cultivation Facility have voted by a margin of 58-32 to be represented by United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 881, it has been announced. The vote is important for Organized Labor, which intends to Unionize the Cannabis Industry in Illinois and other states. The Teamsters lost more»
Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(THE STATE OF MISSOURI) - The defeat of a Right-To-Work (for less) Law in 2018 seems to have given Missouri's Unions a boost as their membership grew by 46,000 last year, bucking a downward national trend. The increase boosted the state's union membership to 297,000 people, the highest number since 2004. Union Members now make up 11.1% of the state's more»
Labor Perspective From Kayla Blado & Katie Barrows Of The Nonprofit Professional Employees Union: Women Can Close The Pay Gap By Forming Unions
Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
The Hill Editor’s Note: Kayla Blado is President of the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union, while Katie Barrows serves as the Union’s Vice President of Communications. In 2018, women once again came home with over 16% less money in their paychecks. Today is Equal Pay Day, which means women had to work until April 2nd - 92 days longer more»
The Head Of The Largest Flight-Attendant Union In The U.S. ‘Explains Why’ Delta's Cabin Crews ‘Might Finally Vote To Unionize’
Published on Sunday, January 19, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(ATLANTA, GEORGIA) - Delta is the biggest airline in the U.S. to have Flight Attendants who are Non-Union, but that may be about to change. The country's largest Cabin Crew Union, the Association of Flight Attendants-Communications Workers of America (AFA-CWA), has started a membership drive in an effort to organize Delta's 25,000 Flight Attendants. The more»
Union Says ‘It’s Nothing More Than A Bribe’ - ‘Dangling A 25% Pay Raise,’ Boeing Training Pilots Are Asked By Management To ‘Decertify’ The Union
Published on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SEATTLE, WASHINGTON) - Boeing Training Pilots in the Seattle area, who will play a key role in preparing Airline Crews when the 737 MAX returns to service, are expected to cut ties with the White-Collar Union representing them. After Boeing gave a 25% pay raise exclusively to its Non-Union Pilots late last year, a majority of the Unionized Training Pilots more»
Published on Monday, January 13, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has announced the launch of the Campaign to Organize Digital Employees (CODE-CWA), a new initiative to support Workers' organizing efforts in the Technology and Game Industries. CODE-CWA will provide resources for Workers who are joining together to demand change and bring Union Representation to their more»
DC 37 AFSCME 2019: ‘Making History & Growing Union Power’ - ‘A Year That Will be Remembered For Skyrocketing Membership’
Published on Friday, January 10, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
From the halls of the U.S. Congress to the streets of New York City and workplaces in the five boroughs, DC 37 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) kept busy in 2019 - looking out for the interests of its Members and Retirees. And - the Union’s success in carrying out its mission is becoming ever more important as more»
Look Who’s ‘Going Union!’ - Sports Illustrated’s Editorial Staff Votes To Join The NewsGuild Of New York With More Than 90% Of The 80-Person Staff Signing On
Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) – Sports Illustrated’s (SI) Editorial Employees have announced that more than 90% of its Staff have formed a union with the NewsGuild of New York and are demanding voluntary recognition from its owner, TheMaven. A smaller number of Print Staff of the magazine were previously represented by the NewsGuild under former owner more»
A ‘Pierced Abdomen From Handling A Stack Of Pallets & Two Empty’ First Aid Kits, ‘Leads To Workers Moving Forward’ On A Unionizing Effort At A Columbia Sportswear Warehouse In Oregon
Published on Monday, January 6, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NORTH PORTLAND, OREGON) - For Rory Gatto, the road to the Teamsters Union started with a splinter. Gatto works swing shift at the colossal Columbia Sportswear Warehouse in Industrial North Portland, one of about 400 Workers who process Columbia’s foreign-made apparel for shipping throughout the Western United States. In the Summer of 2015, just more»
Published on Thursday, January 2, 2020 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA) - Staff at the Southern Poverty Law Center have voted to Unionize after a year of turmoil at the organization. Both the Union and management said the vote was 142 to 45 in favor of organizing. Both the Southern Poverty Law Center and a source within the SPLC Union, which organized the drive, confirmed the results after ballots from more»
Wisconsin Nurses Unionize, ‘Join Fight Against’ Corporatization - Nurses ‘Offer Rebuke’ To State Union-Busting Legislation & ‘An Answer To Corporate Policies That Staff Say Make Working Conditions Dangerous’
Published on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MADISON, WISCONSIN) - Nurses at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) formally demanded that the UW Health Board voluntarily recognize their newly-formed Union. The Nurses, who’d lost Union Representation after former Republican Governor Scott Walker unleashed a package of Anti-Labor Legislation in 2011, fought - and lost - the more»
This Is ‘What Being In A Union Can Do For You:’ The Los Angeles Times Reaches ‘Historic’ Agreement With Its Newsroom Union - Three-Year Deal With Anti-Union Management Includes Immediate Wage Increases & Slew Of Benefits
Published on Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA) - The Los Angeles Times has reached a Labor Agreement with the Union that represents about 475 members of its newsroom, a milestone for a newspaper that for generations was known as a bastion of Anti-Unionism. The two sides had been working on the newsroom’s first Collective Bargaining Agreement for more than a year. The more»
This Is What ‘Going Union Can Do For You:’ Anchor Brewery Workers ‘Overwhelmingly Approve First’ Union Contract, Three-Year Deal Calls For Average 8% Wage Hike Over Length Of Agreement, As Well As Expanded Benefits & Paid Time Off
Published on Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) - By a gaudy 49-to-3 vote, Workers at Anchor Brewery have ratified their first Union Contract, a happy occasion they hope results in much drinking of Anchor beer, both on and off the De Haro and Mariposa facility. The workforce here in March voted to organize with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), in May more»
Published on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MIAMI, FLORIDA) - Journalists at The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald have voted in favor of having a Union represent Newsroom Staffers, according to the official ballot count held at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office in downtown Miami. The vote was 66-to-24 in favor of recognition of One Herald Guild. The result came three weeks after more»
NBC News Digital’s Editorial Staff Of 150 ‘Goes Union’ As The NewsGuild Of New York Is Certified As Their Bargaining Representative
Published on Sunday, December 22, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Editorial Employees of NBC News Digital have won certification of their Union after a vote count at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Manhattan. With a vote of 90-to-40, the 150-person Staff joins the NewsGuild of New York, TNG-CWA Local 31003. The new Bargaining Unit includes Reporters, Video Journalists, Editors, Social more»
Published on Thursday, December 19, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA) - A group of Line and City Drivers at XPO Logistics in Central California have voted by a nearly 3-to-1 margin to join Teamsters Local 87, coming together with Workers at seven other locations who are demanding fairness at one of the Nation's largest logistics companies. "We are ‘tired of the company's empty promises, so we more»
Published on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MERCER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY) - Fifty-two New Jersey Behavioral Health Workers voted to Go Union and become Members of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Last month, the Residential Counselors and Maintenance Employees voted 77% in favor of joining AFSCME New Jersey Council 63 after enduring an Anti-Union Campaign more»
Published on Sunday, December 15, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) - The new wave of Unionization in Pittsburgh isn't mirroring that of Pittsburgh's Labor History. Back then, Labor Rights were associated with Blue Collar jobs in heavy industry. Today, it's White Collar Professions in services and technical fields, including Library Workers and Software Engineers. The latest example are Human more»
Published on Friday, December 13, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) - Workers for E-Scooter Company Spin have joined Teamsters Local 665 via a Card Check Agreement, becoming the first E-Scooter Workers to organize in San Francisco. There are about 40 Spin Workers who are now Teamsters, including Shift Leads, Maintenance Specialists, Operations Specialists, Neighborhood Ambassadors, Deployers and more»
Philadelphia’s Public Defenders Seek To ‘Go Union’ With The UAW - Concerns Range From ‘Unresponsive’ Managers & ‘Unpredictable’ Scheduling ‘To Concerns About Staff Turnover’
Published on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA) - Philadelphia’s Public Defenders, the lawyers who represent roughly 70% of all Philadelphians arrested on criminal charges or probation violations, have decided to Unionize. A majority of the 200 Lawyers in the proposed Bargaining Unit support the effort, according to the newly-formed Defenders Union. Workers have more»
Published on Monday, December 9, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA) - Field Organizers for Vice President Joe Biden's National Presidential Campaign have joined Teamsters Local Union 238 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - becoming the latest group of Political Workers to gain Union Representation with the Teamsters. Teamsters Local 238 has been at the forefront of organizing Political Workers during the more»
‘In A First In The State Of Massachusetts,’ Marijuana Company’s Workers Vote To ‘Go Union’ With The United Food & Commercial Workers
Published on Thursday, December 5, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEEDHAM & SOMERVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS) - Employees of the Massachusetts Marijuana Company Sira Naturals have Unionized, the first workforce to do so in the state’s rapidly expanding Legal Cannabis Industry. More than two-thirds of Sira’s 115 eligible Workers - including 85 at its Milford Cultivation and Manufacturing Facility, plus another more»
Published on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(ITHACA, NEW YORK) – Workers employed at Ithaca’s Sciencenter have unanimously voted to create the organization's first-ever Union. Sciencenter is a hands-on science museum that was founded in February 1983 as a 501 not-for-profit educational organization and grew out of the volunteer-run hands-on science program run for 15 years at several more»
Illinois’ Green Thumb Industries’ Cannabis Workers Look To ‘Go Union’ With The Teamsters After Being Continually ‘Fed Up With Losses’ In Pay & Benefits, As Well As Other Issues
Published on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS) – Cannabis Workers who are employed at Green Thumb Industries in Rock Island, Illinois are seeking to ‘Go Union’ with Teamsters Local 371. Workers have been at odds with management at GTI, stating a loss in benefits and pay, among other ongoing issues. Workers, seeking representation by Teamsters Local 371, say more»
The 500-Member Hearst Magazines’ Editorial, Video, Design, Photo & Social Staff Across 24 Digital/Print Brands ‘Go Union’ With The Writers Guild Of America, East
Published on Sunday, December 1, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Hearst Magazines’ Editorial, Video, Design, Photo and Social Staff across 24 digital/print brands has announced it has Unionized with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). A strong majority of the 500-Member Staff had signed Union Cards with their goal of addressing diversity, transparency, compensation and editorial more»
“We Know Forming A Union Is The Best Way To Protect Not Only Our Well-Being, But To Advocate For The People Who Work Here” - More Than 120 Workers At LA’s Museum Of Contemporary Art Announce Their Effort To ‘Go Union’
Published on Friday, November 29, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA) - More than 120 Workers at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles have joined a growing Arts-World Labor Movement by announcing their campaign to Unionize with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). More than 50 Employees presented MOCA management with a statement of intent that more»
Published on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(CITY OF INDUSTRY, CALIFORNIA) - The United Steelworkers (USW) is welcoming into its Union more than 60 Proterra Workers employed in City of Industry, California, where they manufacture battery electric buses. After an overwhelming majority of Workers requested representation, Proterra management voluntarily recognized the Union on November 12th. USW more»
Made By Union Hands? Driven By Concerns About Safety, Understaffing, Sexual Harassment & Compensation, Union Organizing Campaign Goes Public At Portland’s Grand Central Bakery
Published on Sunday, November 24, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - Driven by concerns about safety, understaffing, sexual harassment, and compensation, Workers at Grand Central Baking Company’s Northwest Portland Wholesale Bakery are seeking to Unionize. A majority of the 45 Bakers and Dishwashers at the plant signed cards seeking to join 1,170-member Bakery Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain more»
Published on Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
NWLaborPress Editor’s Note: Hamer Electric Co-Owner Kyle Cole (pictured on the right) brought his Employees into the Union and signed on with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 48. IBEW Business Manager Garth Bachman is pictured on the left with Bachman and IBEW Reps Randy Davis, Mike Bridges and Scott Zadow, and Tim more»
If This Is Happening Over There, Why Can’t It Happen Here? - Uber Eats Delivery Staff In Japan Form Labor Union
Published on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(TOKYO, JAPAN) - The Japanese Staff of Uber Technologies Incorporated’s Food Delivery Service Uber Eats have formed a Labor Union to negotiate contract terms and seek improved working conditions. Uber and Ride-Hailing Rival Lyft Incorporated have faced criticism for not providing their Contract Workers, known as “Platformers,” with more»
Nearly 1,000 Nurses ‘Go Union’ With SEIU At West Virginia’s Cabell Huntington Hospital - By A Majority Vote, RNs At Huntington’s Fourth-Largest Employer Say ‘Union Yes!’
Published on Sunday, November 17, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA) – Nearly 1,000 Registered Nurses (RNs) will now have the ability to negotiate with Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia for safe staffing and improved patient care after voting to organize their Union with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) District 1199 West Virginia (WV)/Kentucky (KY)/Ohio more»
A ‘Surprisingly Effective’ IBEW Organizing Tool: The Union’s Family Medical Care Plan ‘Aids Organizing Success’ For Utility Electricians In Right-To-Work (For Less) Texas
Published on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(HOUSTON, TEXAS) - The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ (IBEW) Family Medical Care Plan (FMCP) is more than just a health insurance plan - it’s also a surprisingly effective organizing tool. That revelation came to IBEW Houston Local 66 Business Manager Greg Lucero after a handful of his Bargaining Units adopted the plan in more»
Published on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS) - Workers at Green Thumb Industries (GTI) have formed a Union in response to what they call unfair Labor Practices, including unlawful intimidation, harassment and retaliation at the company's Rock Island facility. Now several Aldermen are asking the city to reconsider its support for companies that receive city tax breaks while more»
Group Of 34 Zenetex Aircraft Mechanics In Missouri ‘Go Union,’ Vote Overwhelmingly To Join The International Association Of Machinists
Published on Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(KNOB NOSTER, MISSOURI) - A group of 32 Aircraft Mechanics employed at Zenetex, a service contractor at Missouri’s Whiteman Air Force Base, voted more than 75% in favor of joining the International Association of Machinists (IAM). Zenetex specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of Federal Government Agencies and more»
Published on Thursday, November 7, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS) – All 6,000 Civilian Employees for the City of San Antonio have chosen the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) to represent them in talks with management, according to just-released Union Election results. In a resounding vote of confidence, Workers in the Skilled Craft and Technician Job more»
Published on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA) - Journalists and other Content Producers at Philadelphia’s Public Radio Station WHYY have voted 70-to-1 to Unionize with Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) - a Union that represents more than 160,000 Media Workers, including those at National Public Radio (NPR) and more»
Published on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Editorial Employees of NBC News Digital have announced an overwhelming majority of its Staff have joined the NewsGuild of New York, The News Guild (TNG)-Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 31003. With 75% of the workplace signed on to the effort, the Editorial Staff has requested voluntary recognition of the NewsGuild of New more»
How Does Union (Represented) Made Pizza Sound? In Portland, Oregon - Workers Want To ‘Serve A Fair Slice’
Published on Thursday, October 31, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - In September, all 13 Workers at Scottie’s Pizza at 2128 Southeast Division Street in Portland signed a petition announcing their decision to Unionize with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), whose Members are known as Wobblies. Then, in late September, half of them delivered the petition to Owner Scottie Rivera - and found more»
Adjunct Professors ‘Go Union’ At St. Petersburg College - Become The Seventh Group In The State Of Florida To Join SEIU In Recent Years
Published on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA) - Adjunct Faculty at St. Petersburg College have voted to Unionize, joining thousands of Educators across the State of Florida in the fight for better pay and working conditions. About half of the school’s 865 Adjuncts voted, with 269 in favor and 187 opposed, according to the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC). more»
Published on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - About 830 Physicians are going to Unionize at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland. In mid-October, Oregon American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) turned in Union Authorization Cards signed by a majority of the group. The union will become official after the Oregon Employment more»
Michigan Air National Guard Employees Vote to Join The AFGE - Union Election Win ‘Doubles Size’ Of Bargaining Unit To More Than 600
Published on Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Employees in the Michigan Air National Guard have voted for the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) become their Labor Representative. The election solidifies AFGE as the exclusive representative for all Title 5 and Title 32 Bargaining Unit Employees in the Michigan Air National Guard. The Association of Civilian more»
Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO) - University of New Mexico Faculty have voted to Unionize, which means Labor Relations in the future will be negotiated through two separate Collective Bargaining Units. The win for the United Academics of UNM (UA-UNM) comes after years of organizing by Faculty who say they want fair compensation and better working conditions. more»
Published on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
I haven’t read Mike Monteiro’s new book Ruined by Design, so I can’t say whether it’s any good - but let’s judge a book by its cover for a moment because this cover cleverly encourages Amazon workers to form a Labor Union. Monteiro tells The Verge he realized he could change his self-published book’s cover as easily as more»
Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHOENIX, ARIZONA) - Journalists employed at The Arizona Republic have voted to Unionize with the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America (CWA). The final tally was 64-to-30 out of a Bargaining Unit of 101 people. After one of the most aggressive Anti-Union Campaigns in recent memory in the media industry, an overwhelming majority of the newsroom more»
NPR & PBS-Affiliated WHYY Reporters & Producers In Philadelphia Want A Union, Management ‘Does Not Immediately Agree’ To Voluntary Recognition
Published on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA) – Close to 100 Reporters, Producers, Program Hosts and other Employees at NPR and PBS-affiliated WHYY in Philadelphia want to be Unionized and more than 80% of them have signed on to a petition asking management to voluntarily recognize a Union formed with Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio more»
Published on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - At the request of the Pilots at Atlas Air, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and the Teamsters General Executive Board have approved the formation of Teamsters Local 2750, a newly-created Local Union dedicated to the Pilots. There are about 2,000 Pilots who will be Members of the Union which will be headquartered in Ohio. "We're more»
Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(FLINT, MICHIGAN) – Employees at Flint's newest Auto Parts Manufacturing Facility have joined the largest Union representing Mid-Michigan Workers. Nearly 600 Employees of the Lear Automotive plant on the former Buick City site voted earlier this year to Unionize with the United Auto Workers (UAW), which is now looking forward to negotiating a more»
Landslide Victory for Registered Nurses at UChicago Medicine Ingalls, Who Vote By ‘More Than A 70% Margin’ To ‘Go Union’ With National Nurses United
Published on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) - Registered Nurses (RNs) at UChicago Medicine Ingalls in Harvey, Illinois, a south suburb of Chicago, have voted by a landslide to join National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU). Nurses voted 276-to-109, a margin of 72%, for NNOC/NNU to represent them in a Secret Ballot Election conducted during the first more»
Miami Herald Newspaper Employees Announce Union Drive As Publisher Announces She ‘Will Not Recognize’ The Union
Published on Sunday, October 6, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MIAMI, FLORIDA) - Months after Reporters revealed McClatchy News CEO Craig Forman had received a $1 million bonus and $35,000 per-month housing stipend - while laying off Journalists and other Workers at his news corporation, Employees in The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald newsrooms publicly announced they plan to Unionize. "Our journalism is strong more»
Published on Sunday, October 6, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(MINEOLA, NEW YORK) - About 1,200 Workers at NYU Winthrop Hospital will join a Health Care Union with a large presence on Long Island after Employees voted overwhelmingly to join Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1199. The final vote was 817 to 142. SEIU Officials added that the Hospital Workers who were eligible to join included Nursing more»