And in union news this week…

Judge rules against SEIU in California fight

Alec MacGillis The Washington Post 7/21/2011

A judge ruled this week that the Service Employees International Union improperly coerced workers caught in the middle of SEIU’s high-stakes turf battle with a breakaway union in California, potentially invalidating a 2010 election involving 43,500 employees.

SEIU, the nation’s most politically […]

SEIU wins a fraction of damages sought against NUHW, as both sides claim victory

David Moberg 4/11/2010

Jurors in San Francisco on Friday awarded the Service Employees International Union a small fraction of the damages sought in a civil lawsuit against former officials of the 150,000-member United Healthcare Workers-West (UHW) local union and the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) that they formed last year.

SEIU claimed that […]