Pittsburgh Paper Should Pay Insurance Hikes, Judge Says
By Anne Cullen (September 14, 2020, 5:43 PM EDT) -- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette missed the deadline for challenging a labor union's arbitration win in a dispute over hikes to newsroom staffers' health insurance and its lawsuit should be dismissed, a magistrate judge said Monday.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan recommended the Pennsylvania federal court enforce the arbitration award, which directs PG Publishing — which does business as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — to cover the yearly 5% health care premium increases for its newsroom staffers and reimburse them for out-of-pocket health expenses they incurred while the newspaper was refusing to pay the full amount.
The arbitration decision was handed down Dec. 30, but the newspaper didn't file its legal...
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