Mary Kay Henry, the new president of the Service Employees International Union, plans to keep recruiting healthcare workers to the union and expects the healthcare overhaul bill will help SEIU do just that. "I think we'll see more workers wanting to join a union so they can have a say" in how their employers implement provisions of the healthcare bill, Henry said in an interview with Washington Wire
, a blog published online by the Wall Street Journal
. Henry, who headed SEIU's healthcare division, said the legislation makes SEIU more important to workers, who will need the union's help in sorting through complicated changes.