Rival unions’ efforts to reconcile will be visible to valley nurses

Michael Mishak, Las Vegas Sun, March 20, 2009 After a yearlong battle to represent nurses at three Saint Rose Dominican hospitals, the Service Employees International Union and the California Nurses Association have reached a peace accord. Under the agreement, the SEIU will essentially cede the 1,100 nurses it now represents at the facilities to the California-based union. In return, the California nurses group will end its campaign to oust the SEIU as registered nurses’ longtime collective bargaining representative at other Las Vegas-area hospitals, including University Medical Center. ... Rival