Latest Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stories

2008-08-08 15:00:54

An administrative law judge has found that persons claiming to represent SEIU Local 715 engaged in unfair labor practices when they failed to provide Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital with necessary information that the Hospitals had requested to determine if Local 715 still was in existence and representing employees at the Hospitals. The Judge ordered that the Hospitals be provided with the information they had requested and noted that "the...

2008-07-31 18:00:49

STANFORD, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Security guards physically barred Assemblywoman Sally Lieber and union members from entering the hospital Thursday to deliver an "open letter" to administrators. The letter, signed by 25 caregivers at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, urges management to remain neutral and abstain from intimidating workers seeking representation by the state's largest healthcare union, SEIU United Healthcare...

2008-07-29 15:01:15

Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH) announced today that they have been forced to withdraw recognition of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 715. "We did not make this decision lightly," said Lori Curry, vice president of human resources for SHC, "but believe we were legally compelled to take this step because Local 715 has failed in its duty to represent our employees." In 2006, the Hospitals negotiated a new contract with...

2008-06-30 15:03:02

On Wednesday, July 2, Stanford Blood Center invites the public to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Palo Alto Mayor Larry Klein will kick off the festivities at noon with a proclamation on behalf of the City of Palo Alto recognizing Stanford Blood Center's dedicated service to the community. Other speakers recognizing the blood center's milestones and contributions will be Edgar Engleman, MD, medical director; Vince Yalon, administrative director; and blood recipient Ron Preston. People...

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