Only one of five bargaining units representing workers at
More than 500 employees gathered at the hospital Thursday, on the far west side of
The skilled maintenance unit, comprised of 16 plumbers, custodians and other maintenance workers, was the only group to accept the offer in a 10-to-3 vote, with three members absent.
Ten votes in the non-professional unit were challenged by the National Labor Relations Board, which administered the voting, over questions of whether those voters were even eligible to participate.
The result of the non-professional unit vote was 123-to-122 against joining the union, which means a decision on the challenged votes could swing the final result.
The hospital and National Labor Relations Board hope to have a decision on the challenged votes soon.