Andy Stern has the audacity–I mean, can you believe this guy–to suggest that the solution to UNITE-HERE’s leadership struggle is for UNITE-HERE to immediately merge with SEIU. That way Raynor and Wilhelm won’t have anything to squabble over, because Stern will likely take care of them the same way he took care of Sal Rosselli and
United Health Care Workers West National Union of Healthcare Workers.
On the topic of UNITE-HERE:
- Bruce Raynor opens up about internal problems, saying “the 2004 merger of UNITE and HERE has been an abject failure and, unfortunately, it is time for our unions to divorce.”
- John Wilhelm has his own opinion on the matter, explaining “We believe the merger that created UNITE HERE made sense in 2004 and we believe it makes sense today.”
Pennsylvania workers sue for the right to leave a union.