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Biz Buzz: Kaiser Permanente optical workers vote to switch unions
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Biz Buzz: Kaiser Permanente optical workers vote to switch unions

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More than 400 Kaiser Permanente optical workers in Northern California, including those in Napa, voted to switch their membership to SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), a union that already represents 57,000 Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers across California, said a news release. 

Workers voting supported joining SEIU-UHW by a vote of 217-150.

The vote applies to workers at 44 facilities in 29 cities in Northern California, including Napa.


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Jennifer Huffman is the business editor and a general assignment reporter for the Napa Valley Register. I cover a wide variety of topics for the newspaper. I've been with the Register since 2005.

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