State worker Ken Hamidi, a long-time and very vocal opponent of SEIU Local 1000 leadership, was reportedly involved in a brawl at a union hall last week. The State Worker was out of town when the
alternation altercation became known.
Hamidi and a camerawoman were on site at a union meeting on Thursday, according to one report, apparently aiming to shoot footage for public access cable show that Hamidi said would expose corruption within the local.
Local 1000 President Yvonne Walker told KCRA Channel 3 that Hamidi physically assaulted SEIU staff when they asked him to leave.
Hamidi is host of "SHOUT TV," a public access cable show that regularly criticizes Local 1000. Hamidi is also the head of the California Professional Public Employees Association, which wants to sever from SEIU.
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