News Headlines Article

Unions battle over Kaiser workers
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A labor union seeking to represent 45,000 Kaiser Permanente workers in California — including about 1,250 in Santa Rosa — filed a petition Tuesday aimed at setting up a major ballot-box showdown with a rival.

The National Union of Healthcare Workers is asking federal officials to authorize an election that it said would be the largest vote by private-sector workers since the United Auto Workers unionized Ford in 1941.