Union Opposes HealthBridge-Run Centers' CBA Change

Law360, New York (February 28, 2013, 6:38 PM EST) -- A health care workers union told a New Jersey bankruptcy judge Thursday that five HealthBridge Management LLC-managed health care centers can't modify expired collective bargaining agreements with their workers, saying the court doesn't have authority to hear the dispute.

HealthBridge, which neither owns the centers nor itself entered into bankruptcy, said the modifications were necessary to prevent the Connecticut facilities, which filed for Chapter 11 on Sunday, from losing millions. But the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199, argues the National Labor Relations Board...
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