Rival unions battle in Ohio over workers at hospitals
New York Times, March 12, 2008
The Service Employees International Union was hoping to unionizing 8,300 workers at nine Ohio hospitals through upcoming elections. But now organizers from a rival union, the California Nurses Association, has begun pressing the workers to vote not to join the SEIU. As a result, the service employees has asked to postpone the vote by workers at the nine hospitals, all part of the Catholic Healthcare Partners system.