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Prime settles with Encino Medical Professionals unjustly fired for Union organizing; leading healthcare industry outlets report.

January 30, 2021

Readers of leading healthcare industry-news outlets Modern Healthcare and Becker's Hospital Review learned about the cost of undermining workers' organizing rights, from coverage of the settlement of NLRB charges against Prime Healthcare brought by our Union.  Under the terms of the settlement, Prime agreed to pay $458,781 in lost wages to Encino Hospital Medical Center Licensed Medical Professionals who were unjustly fired  for organizing to form their Union with SEIU 121RN in July 2020. It also requires Prime—a notorious anti-union employer—to offer back jobs to the fired Professionals, and to negotiate a Union contract with the current employees. Finally, the company must prominently post notices advising workers of their organizing rights under the NLRB in the hospital. Read more at Modern Healthcare (PDF) and Becker's Hospital Review.

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