Laboring to Unite

Source: Joe Carlson, Modern Healthcare, November 16, 2009
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After years of feuding and raiding each other’s ranks, more healthcare unions are joining hands so they can work together on a common pro-labor agenda.

Imagine a time when healthcare unions were endlessly fractured, when labor leaders spent as much time launching public relations attacks and raiding parties against one another as they did trying to organize new workers.

It shouldn’t be too hard to imagine–that was the reality only a year ago.
See also:
Largest healthcare unions: 2009
A list of the nation’s largest healthcare unions, ranked by national membership with the healthcare industry.
Source: Modern Healthcare reporting, published Nov. 9, 2009
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