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Unions split on wage initiatives : Two branches of the SEIU propose competing measures in the 2016 election to boost minimum pay.

Nov 04, 2015 - Los Angeles Times

The fractious internal politics of one of California's most powerful unions spilled into the movement to raise the statewide minimum wage Tuesday as one wing of the Service Employees International Union announced a proposed ballot initiative that would compete with a measure backed by another branch of the labor group.

The new proposal, led by the SEIU State Council, would be broader in its scope than a separate wage initiative proposed by SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West. Both measures...