Election Will Determine If Healthcare Workers’ Union At USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Is Dissolved
Opponents of the union say it has failed to fulfill pay raise promises. “What the union was telling us was lies,” says surgical buyer Andrew Brown, who has been fighting to dissolve the union.
Los Angeles Times:
Fate Of USC Hospital Union Scheduled To Be Decided This Month
An election that will determine the fate of a healthcare workers’ union at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale has been scheduled for Jan. 30 and 31. Members of the union will have the opportunity to cast their vote on whether or not they want to keep in place the third-party representation they fought for just three years ago. (Seidman, 1/15)
In other news from across the state —
UC Davis Students Aim To Stock Free Menstrual Products
UC Davis students have launched a pilot program to make free menstrual products available to all students. The university chapter of Period, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free menstrual care products, aims to stock all women’s, men’s and gender-neutral bathrooms on campus soon. (Morrar, 1/16)