SEIU hospitals ballot measure should be junked

Mercury News

When SEIU United Healthcare Workers floated Measure M to limit nonprofit El Camino Hospital’s executive compensation, we called it the Most Irresponsible Local Ballot Measure of 2012 — clearly motivated by contract negotiations rather than public good. It passed but mercifully was ruled unconstitutional.

UPS and Pilots Union Ask for Federal Mediation

By Laura Stevens and John Kell, The Wall Street Journal

United Parcel Service Inc. UPS +0.47% and its pilot union on Wednesday said they are jointly asking for federal mediation for contract negotiations, which have already lasted more than two years.