CALIFORNIA — The members of SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Local 2015, the nation’s largest long term care union representing over 385,000 home care and nursing home workers throughout California, are celebrating the new year with the start of April Verrett as their President.
Verrett succeeds Laphonza Butler as President of SEIU Local 2015 after having served as an Executive Vice President of the Local over the last two years. Prior to joining SEIU Local 2015, Verrett was Executive Vice President of SEIU Healthcare Illinois and Indiana (HCII). Verrett has been key in the successful unification of healthcare unions in both Illinois and California to build greater worker power for its members. Such success was evident with the creation of SEIU HCII in Illinois and SEIU Local 2015 in California.
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