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

    Posted on Nov 13, 2023 by 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 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 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 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 […]

  • The SEIU’s Terrible Tactics: Hospital Strikes

    Posted on Aug 25, 2023 by Team

    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has made hospital strikes a key part of its negotiating strategy, regularly holding hospitals hostage – and putting countless lives at risk – until the union’s demands are met. In just one example, SEIU members in the union’s Minnesota and Iowa Healthcare local authorized a strike against a group […]

  • Failing Members at the Bargaining Table and on the Picket Line

    Posted on Aug 23, 2023 by Team

    We’ve heard about the miserable experiences of employees at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), but does the union treat its membership any better? The SEIU’s track record reveals a union that repeatedly fails to support its members at the bargaining table and on the picket line.  In 2023, the State Employees Association of North […]

  • SEIU Staff Continue to Protest Outside Union Headquarters

    Posted on Aug 20, 2023 by Team

    Back in May, staff at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) national headquarters made headlines after authorizing a strike against their employer over failed contract negotiations. The media coverage on the subject may have died out, but striking employees – and members of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 2 – continue […]

  • Prop 22 Opponents Have a Bad Case of Sour Grapes

    Posted on Nov 06, 2020 by Team

    This week, Proposition 22 — a California ballot measure that allows certain gig workers to be exempt from the state’s AB 5 law — passed with 58 percent of the vote. Now, app-based drivers for gig companies including Uber and Lyft are able to retain their independent contractor status, instead of being reclassified as employees […]