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SCOTUS: Retiree Health Not Guaranteed

The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has unanimously ruled on Monday that because a union contract does not explicitly guarantee the continuation of retiree health benefits then retirees are not assured of these benefits.  The details of the case M&G Polymers USA v. Tackett can be read in the link above.  The opinion was written by Justice Clarence […]

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Hundreds of UPMC Altoona RNs Strike for Patient Care and Job Standards (Press Release from Molly Rush)

Hundreds of UPMC Altoona RNs Strike for Patient Care and Job Standards (Press Release from Molly Rush)

PUSH founder Molly Rush has issued a press release discussing the plight of UPMC workers in Altoona.  In February, Altoona Nurses took to the streets of Altoona and Pittsburgh by the hundreds—braving snow and freezing temps–to send UPMC a strong message: Patients before Profits! Six months ago—after acquiring Altoona Regional Health System and becoming Blair […]

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Unionizing Efforts at UPMC

Unionizing Efforts at UPMC

The many low wage workers at UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) have been working with the Service Employees International Union or SEIU to unionize.    They now have a blog and website chronicling their efforts called Make it Our UPMC.  Below is a message from one of their leaders to our founder Molly Rush. […]

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