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Reuters, May 7, 2013, Tuesday


May 7, 2013, Tuesday

Reuters (full article)

Battle at Kaiser Permanente is sign of vibrant unions in healthcare

"The old image is of a union worker being a steel worker or an auto worker but the typical person today is a teacher, nurse, firefighter or airline pilot. Nurses are one of the most unionized groups in society," said Alex Colvin, who chairs the labor relations department at Cornell University. "This isn't an area where unions are dying."