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      Keep your friends close,                    should have a hard time getting in the   home workers....” Isn’t that nice.
      your enemies closer?                        door. But given the inherent unfair-     It sounds like he might really care
      Labor unions are the enemy. I am            ness in the [National Labor Relation     about nursing home employees,
      shocked to see your neutral cover-          Board’s] approach to elections, and      which is belied by the fact that
      age of outgoing SEIU president Andy         their strong bias in favor of unions,    organizers only care about more
      Stern by John O’Connor (May, p. 3).         management of a facility rarely gets     dues-paying members.
          Unions do nothing but bring grief       treated fairly in the outcome.               And the “reaching out” is really
      and misery to long-term care opera-            So Andy managed to grow SEIU          more like making outrageously false
      tors. We never “partner” with them—         during his tenure—are you praising       accusations about facility manage-
      we are forced to tolerate them based        him for this? This is awful, not com-    ment while making impossible prom-
      on the outcome of staff votes.              mendable.                                ises about what the union will get for
          If management is doing what                You state that Mr. Stern “built       the underpaid, overworked staff.
      it should be for staff, then unions         the SEIU by reaching out to nursing          Yet the NLRB ties the hands of

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