Mission Hospital registered nurses will vote by secret ballot in the next 20 days or so on whether to join the National Nurses United union.
Word of the unionization effort at Mission Health follows a recent public outcry over deteriorating work conditions at the hospital, which was recently purchased by HCA Healthcare.
David Forbes says the union drive is "far from over."
The move comes amid a wave of recent staff resignations at the alternative news weekly.
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Sitel faced charges including threatening to fire a worker for participating in union organizing.
The Asheville location of Sitel, a call center operator with 600 employees, issued a memo this week in response to a Mountain Xpress story published Wednesday that detailed efforts by Sitel employees to unionize. Xpress ...
Here’s a note from an reliable, anonymous source who has some information about work conditions at Sitel, a call center located on Hendersonville Road. The center is a major local employer, with about 600 workers. ...