University of Iowa healthcare workers deciding whether to keep 2 unions

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The election is for members of Service Employees International Union and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees to choose whether to keep their local healthcare facility union chapters.

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The Election at University of Iowa Hospitals & & Clinics is only one of the ones going on in the state. Countless other Iowa civil service workers, including municipal employees of Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, as well as personnel and graduate trainees at the University of Iowa, will likewise be enacting recertification elections, per a state law established in 2017 that needs annual recertification elections, union authorities said.


Kelly Gooch –
Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Registered nurses, healthcare experts and staff at University of Iowa Hospitals & & Clinics in Iowa City began enacting a union recertification election on Oct. 13, according to a union media advisory..

Voting, carried out on the internet and by phone for social distancing purposes, is set to go through Oct. 27.