La Familia Fires Longtime Doctor Who Spoke About Internal Turmoil

Photo by Gabriela Campos, The New Mexican

The bargaining unit has formed and the union filed for recognition last week with the National Labor Relations Board — and now awaits La Familia managers’ response to the union’s petition to represent the employees, union President Dr. Stuart Bussey wrote in a text message Friday night.

“The major issue is loss of joint decision-making power,” Bussey wrote. “Now hardly any provider input is allowed. This trend mirrors the rest of the country. Health care is now an industry.”