Whose social-justice status trumps whose? Planned Parenthood fights SEIU over union push

Whose social-justice status trumps whose? Planned Parenthood fights SEIU over union push

[Ed. – We keep track of these things for you — although I don’t think the issue of the Muslim barber and the lesbian customer, discussed by Howard Portnoy some time back, has ever been decided.]

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains is fighting a unionization attempt from Service Employees International Union, despite the labor giant’s emphatic support for the nation’s largest abortion provider.

In November the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the agency in charge of union elections and settling workplace disputes, granted SEIU Local 105’s petition to hold an election for joining the union at several abortion clinics in Colorado. Planned Parenthood objected to the organization campaign and appealed to the Republican-controlled board. It disputed the fact that SEIU was attempting to organize a micro-unit and improperly excluded Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) clinics in Nevada and New Mexico in an effort to tilt the scales of the vote.

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