UPMC Settles NLRB Complaint Over Union-Busting Claims

Law360, Philadelphia (February 7, 2013, 5:31 PM EST) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center agreed Thursday to amend policies designed to prevent employees from forming a union as part of a settlement putting to rest more than 80 alleged violations of federal labor laws outlined in a National Labor Relations Board complaint issued in December.

According to a statement issued by Service Employees International Union Healthcare Pennsylvania — the union which filed a series of complaints against UPMC beginning May which were consolidated into NLRB's December complaint — the hospital system agreed both to...
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