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Category Archive: SEIU

  • Will Local 11 Condemn Its Ally’s Anti-Semitic Candidate?

    Posted on Feb 21, 2024 by LaborPains.org Team

    A key ally of Unite Here Local 11, the Democratic Socialists of America, Los Angeles (DSA-LA) recently endorsed a radical school board candidate who praised an anti-Semitic book and liked a speech that called Jews “satanic.” Kahllid Al-Alim, a candidate for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board and an SEIU 721 member, claimed in […]

  • SEIU Ceasefire Call Doesn’t Reflect Sentiments of Hundreds of Anti-Israel Union Officers, Staff

    Posted on Jan 25, 2024 by LaborPains.org Team

    After months of anti-Israel rhetoric from SEIU officers, employees, and affiliates, the union released a carefully worded statement condemning violence on both sides of the Israel/Palestine conflict and called for a ceasefire.  This recent statement is a far-cry from SEIU President Mary Kay Henry’s initial social media post that failed to condemn Hamas’ terrorist attack. […]

  • New Report Exposes Fourth Circuit Nominee’s Anti-Worker Activism and Union Ties

    Posted on Dec 13, 2023 by LaborPains.org Team

    Today, the Center for Union Facts (CUF) released a new report exposing the union ties of Nicole Berner, whom Biden nominated for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The long-time Service Employees International Union (SEIU) lawyer is scheduled to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday regarding her nomination. You can […]

  • Member Discontent Grows at SEIU and Workers United

    Posted on Nov 21, 2023 by LaborPains.org Team

    Enmeshed in a legal battle with Starbucks, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and its affiliate Workers United have not been without controversy. That seems unlikely to change now that information has come to light showing discontent among its membership. A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request recently released by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) […]

  • Allegations of Discrimination, Harassment, and Intimidation Plague LA-Based SEIU Locals

    Posted on Nov 13, 2023 by LaborPains.org Team

    The Center for Union Facts has released a new report outlining a series of lawsuits that allege workplace harassment, discrimination,racism, and retaliation among leadership at LA-based SEIU Locals. The report is the latest in an ongoing national campaign to educate the public on the many controversies surrounding the SEIU. Some of the shocking cases include […]

  • New Report Exposes Allegations of Workplace Misconduct at 1199 SEIU

    Posted on Oct 13, 2023 by LaborPains.org Team

    Today, the Center for Union Facts launched a new report shedding light on allegations of racial discrimination and sexual harassment at 1199 SEIU – one of the largest local unions in the country that represents workers up and down the East Coast. The report is the latest in an ongoing national campaign to educate workers […]

  • SEIU Affiliate Workers United Defends Terrorism

    Posted on Oct 12, 2023 by LaborPains.org Team

    Workers United – an affiliate of the SEIU – seems to have found a new cause to rally around and it has little to do with organizing baristas.  In the wake of recent attacks on Israel by Hamas terrorists, Starbucks Workers United and its organizers have taken to X – formerly known as Twitter – […]

  • Worst Employer In America? Video Spot Calls Out SEIU Union Busting

    Posted on Sep 01, 2023 by LaborPains.org Team

    The Center for Union Facts released a bombshell report and TV spot exposing the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for years of controversial employment practices. The report reveals that the SEIU’s own employees accuse the union of union busting activities, sexual harassment, and promoting a toxic workplace that provides little work-life balance. The report includes Glassdoor […]