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Strike averted with new contract for Chicago Loretto Hospital workers

Dive Brief: Service workers at Chicago’s Loretto Hospital reached a tentative agreement with management Friday on a new contract, averting a strike planned to start Monday. The agreement raises the minimum starting wage to at least $ 15 an hour for all hospital employees represented by SEIU Illinois. Those employees include patient care technicians, emergency… Read More »

Hospital leaders plead for financial help, warn of closures, missing payroll

Hospital executives from across the country sounded the alarm on Saturday morning about the dire need for federal financial aid as their cash on hand continues to erode amid the coronavirus pandemic.  “We’ll exhaust all avenues to make payroll in the next few weeks,” Scott Graham, CEO of Three Rivers and North Valley Hospitals in… Read More »