Research Medical Center nurse files charges of unfair labor practices

Randolph Heaster, Kansas City Star, August 16, 2010 Helped by a national group critical of organized labor, a Research Medical Center nurse has challenged an alleged cooperative agreement between the hospital and union organizers. Last week, the nurse, Mary Hill, filed complaints with the local office of the National Labor Relations Board against Research, parent company HCA Inc. and two unions: National Nurses United and SEIU Healthcare Missouri/Kansas. Hill filed her unfair labor practice charges with the help of the National Right to Work Foundation, which is based in Springfield, Virginia, and says it provides legal aid to employees affected ... Research