Chicago hospital's residents win OK for union

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After three years of legal wrangling with the Chicago area's largest healthcare system, medical residents at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital have won the right to belong to a union. A union representative says that the ruling could assist medical residents interested in forming a union to improve pay, benefits and working conditions at private hospitals nationwide.

Chicago Tribune, Sept. 19, 2003,1,1204660.story?coll=chi-business-hed


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I work at an advocate hospital and a few months back all employees were sent a letter about how advocate was against unions for employees own good and how unions are bad.


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Ah yes, one of MANY reasons I no longer work for LGH...

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