Unionists tell NRLB of election delays, intimidation

Mark Gruenberg, Workday Minnesota, July 25, 2011 Washington - Sometimes, something very simple – like taking away peanut butter – can turn a person into a union activist. That was the case for an oncology nurse at Backus Hospital in Norwich, Conn., whose nurses just voted to affiliate with the American Federation of Teachers, said her colleague, John Brady, an RN and bargaining committee member for the union. “Management brought in this efficiency expert” to cut costs, just before the union organizing drive started there last fall, Brady told Press Associates Union News Service after a July 18 National Labor Relations Board hearing in Washington ... Unionists