Labor judge scolds UPMC in legal ruling

It also ordered UPMC to post a three-page notice informing health system staff that the NLRB “has found that we violated federal labor law” and that the law gives UPMC employees the right to “form, join or assist a union; choose representatives to bargain with [UPMC] on your behalf; act together with other employees for your benefit and protection; choose not to engage in any of these protected activities.”

 

Labor judge scolds UPMC in legal ruling

P-G: Audit finds Highmark big part of UPMC’s revenue

Article: UPMC might own most of the hospitals on the region’s Monopoly board, but those hospitals are more dependent on Pittsburgh insurer Highmark’s payments than previously known.

In its audited fiscal 2014 financial report, UPMC states that 31 percent of its $6 billion in net patient revenue, or about $1.9 billion, comes from non-Medicare Highmark insurance reimbursement payments. Only Medicare, with 33 percent, represented a larger slice of UPMC’s revenue pie.

Audit finds Highmark big part of UPMC’s revenue

Video: UPMC workers protest low wages

Caregivers from UPMC’s Sherwood Oaks retirement facility in Cranberry tell UPMC executives it’s time to raise their wages.

“We’re here to tell UPMC to pay fair wages,” said CNA Pam Scott. “We make UPMC what they are because we build them from the inside out. We take care of their residents who we think of as our family. When we’re not happy, they are not happy. High turnover affects residents.”

UPMC workers protest low wages

30 cited for blocking street at union rally at UPMC facility – Tribune Review

Demonstrators are arrested along Grant Street during a protest against UPMC, calling for good jobs with a union for all service workers, Downtown on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The protestors began with a rally in Mellon Square Park then marched to UPMC’s headquarters where around 30 demonstrators were arrested by police.

 

30 cited for blocking street at union rally at UPMC facility – Tribune Review