Finally, Nurses Are Set to Vote on Unionizing

James Warren, New York Times, June 24, 2011 It’s easier to be elected president than to win a union representation election these days. I’m looking at a 2004 photo of a little-known state senator, Barack Obama, addressing a rally at a West Side Chicago church on behalf of an organizing campaign at Resurrection Health Care, a nonprofit, church-run group of hospitals. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is still at it and will finally get a representation election next Wednesday and Thursday among about 270 registered nurses at one of the group’s locations, Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center. ... Finally