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Bend hospital service workers decertify union

Associated Press Published: November 3, 2012
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BEND, Ore. (AP) — After a crossfire of accusations about intimidation and pressure, more than 500 employees at a Bend hospital voted to end their representation by the Service Employees International Union.

The Bend Bulletin reports (http://bit.ly/QehdE0 ) a vote to decertify the union this week passed by 122 votes, 334-212.

Service employees at St. Charles Bend hospital voted to join the union in January 2011 by a margin of six votes. Local union members bargained for a new labor contract they never achieved.

St. Charles workers may not approach SEIU for representation for another year.

It was the second union-related action at the Bend hospital this week.

Nurses, who are represented by the Oregon Nurses Association, ratified a new three-year contract with St. Charles Health System.


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