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Author Winslow, Calvin.
Title Labor's civil war in California : the NUHW healthcare workers' rebellion / Cal Winslow.
Imprint Oakland, CA : PM, [2010]

Subject National Union of Healthcare Workers.
United Healthcare Workers-West.
Service Employees International Union.
Medical personnel -- Labor unions -- California.
Description 1 online resource (121 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary A clear analysis of tactics and politics, this thorough account examines the dispute between the United Healthcare Workers (UHW) union in California and its "parent" organization the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)-one of the most important labor conflicts in the United States today. The UHW rank and file took umbrage with the SEIU's rejection of traditional labor values of union democracy and class struggle and their tactics of wheeling and dealing with top management, and in some cases, politicians. The resulting rift and retaliation from SEIU leadership culminated in the UHW me.
Contents Cover ; Copyright ; Contents ; Preface ; New Introduction; Introduction ; "We Have to Destroy This Union to Save It" ; "The Boss Brought Us This Union" ; "A Very Troubling Message" ; "Hands Off Our Union" ; Occupy! ; "Healthcare Workers in Control" ; "We Can Get Involved" ; "Fresno-SEIU's Vietnam" ; The Struggle Continues ; Afterword ; Appendix I ; Appendix II ; Notes ; About the author.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781604863598 (electronic bk.)
1604863595 (electronic bk.)
9781604863611 (electronic bk.)
1604863617 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 614096248
Additional Format Print version: Labor's Civil War in California. Oakland, CA : PM, 2010 9781604863277 (OCoLC)555670664