Labor

THREE LEADERS IN LABOR, RACIAL, AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE ELECTED TO TOP POSITIONS AT CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST UNION

Today, members of SEIU Local 2015, the nation’s largest long-term care union and California’s largest labor union representing nearly 450,000 long-term care workers, announced the appointment of Arnulfo De La Cruz as President of the Union, Carmen Roberts as Executive Vice President, and Blanca Carias as First Vice President of Home Care. 

Audit: California prison program illegally spent $1.3M

 A California prison program that employs inmates illegally spent $1.3 million on goods and salaries, including $82,000 in artificial turf that has gone unused, as part of a pattern of “gross misconduct,“ state auditors said Tuesday.

Big Insurance Must Help End Surprise Medical Billing

Known as “surprise medical billing,” these unexpected costs arise when a patient goes to a hospital for emergency or non-emergency care, only to find out afterwards that one of the medical providers who administered care was not covered in the patient’s insurance network.

Women of Labor

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