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My god. Thanks for following this, Mick. I wouldn't know anything about it if it weren't for you.

Sal Roselli might not be blameless, but this is Andy Stern's mess. Period.

Nell, what makes you so sure?

Great article but I have a bone to pick with you - You wrote that "The sacked officers have launched a rival union to raid the SEIU's ranks." What!?! As an IHSS homecare provider, I can tell you that SEIU raided OUR ranks by trying to take me out of MY union of choice. NUHW (the new union - National Union of Healthcare Workers) is *restoring* us to our original union.

When was the last time that *you* got more than 60,000 people to sign anything, let alone in 6 weeks with no paid staff!! No - this is not a raid. This is people staying with their local regardless of Boss Stern's attempts to take over our lives and sell us for his personal profit.

One more time - SEIU raided our union! NUHW is restoring our union. THANK YOU, NUHW MEMBERS AND WORKERS!!!

You wrote that...

Actually, no, I didn't. That was a quote from a story in the LA Times. Which doesn't necessarily mean I disagree with that characterization. Or agree with it.

I understand your passion but from the outside it doesn't look anything like that clear cut.

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