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2014 – NGO Class Action Lawsuit info

by November 4, 2015

2014 – Background and more info on the NGO Class Action Lawsuit The following link takes you to a written article with a video clip of KXTV News 10 newsman, John Myers, interviewing CPPEA President Ken Hamidi, and SEIU Local 1000 President Yvonne Walker.  Below the article is a copy of the actual class-action lawsuit filed by […] Read more »

Sac Bee “Effort to boot SEIU… gets new life”

by September 26, 2015

Below is an excerpt from an article written by Jon Ortiz of the Sac Bee regarding CPPEA’s Ken Hamidi’s request for access to the State email system in order to effectively communicate with state employees in order to petition for an election to replace SEIU Local 1000 (Decertification Petition). “Ken Hamidi has been trying to […] Read more »

Sac Bee article on Ken and CPPEA

by July 30, 2011

Please read this Sacramento Bee article about our 2011 Non-Germane Objector campaign.   (Message from CPPEA CEO Ken Hamidi) Hello, Please take a moment to read the article linked above, then afterwards kindly: 1) Please leave a comment at the end of the article expressing your views about SEIU Local 1000    (you can leave this comment […] Read more »

Kaiser Workers Reject SEIU’s Fear Campaign and Join NUHW

by November 12, 2010

Kaiser Mental Health and Optical Workers Vote to Join NUHW Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 5:11PM Kaiser workers reject SEIU’s fear campaign and join with their co-workers in Southern California Oakland, Calif.—Approximately 1,500 Kaiser mental health professionals and optical workers in Northern California have voted to leave the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and join […] Read more »

California State Employees Send SEIU a Message

by July 2, 2010
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  Concerned about the ongoing economic crisis and lack of leadership by their union, California State employees represented by SEIU have watched in dismay in recent years as millions of dollars were deducted from workers’ paychecks only to be funneled out of state into a variety of political campaigns and ideological causes. In June, 2010, […] Read more »

Marin County Workers Abandon SEIU for Worker-Led Local

by May 26, 2010
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In a vote described as overwhelming, Marin county public employees have severed their relationship with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in favor of  a new union established by former SEIU Local 1021 members. The new, worker-established, worker-led union is MAPE: Marin Association of Public Employees. The history behind the vote, described as a “major […] Read more »

Former SEIU Members Discover The Power Of A Member-Led Union

by May 25, 2010
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Here is encouraging news for SEIU members (and fee-payers) who are frustrated by a lack of support from their union: The story of one group of workers who ended their relationship with SEIU and discovered the power of a member-led union.

Rejected by Health Care Workers, SEIU Accused of Collusion with Management

by May 24, 2010
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The LA Times has reported on an upcoming labor election at USC University Hospital in Los Angeles, describing it as highlighting “a deep rift in the labor movement” – a rift that will be familiar to many workers represented by SEIU. Last year, health care workers at USC rejected SEIU – described as “autocratic and […] Read more »

SEIU: "Gaping Budget Deficits and Massive Underfunding of Pensions"

by May 6, 2010
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A recent feature in by F. Vincent Vernuccio in the Washington Times noted the financial mismanagement within SEIU under the leadership of Andy Stearn. Andy Stern’s debts: SEIU leader swims away while his organization sinks By F. Vincent Vernuccio Purple may be the official color of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), but Andy Stern […] Read more »

SEIU: Mary Kay Henry to Succeed Andy Stern

by April 30, 2010
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On April 27, 2010, The New York Times reported that Mary Kay Henry would replace outgoing SEIU President Andy Stern: Mary Kay Henry leads the health care division of the Service Employees International Union a powerful force in politics as well as in labor. Top union officials announced in late April that Ms. Henry has […] Read more »

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