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Bay Area health union seeks vote on membership

Los Angeles Times, February 3, 2009

California's labor battle over who will represent tens of thousands of hospital workers will be determined in voting booths around the state. The National Union of Healthcare Workers, formed last week by the ousted leaders of United Healthcare Workers West, has asked state officials to conduct elections at 64 healthcare facilities where it says a majority of employees currently represented by Oakland-based UHW want to join the new group.