National Labor Relations Board http://wesa.fm en Rep. Mike Doyle Joins Workers Rallying Against UPMC http://wesa.fm/post/rep-mike-doyle-joins-workers-rallying-against-upmc <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle joined </span>UPMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> workers and community activists for a rally outside the federal building in downtown Pittsburgh Monday.</span></p><p>Doyle told the assembled crowd of about 75 people that he recently had the honor of accompanying President Barack Obama on his trip to Pittsburgh last week, and that the two discussed the president’s comments during his State of the Union address.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:02:16 +0000 Liz Reid 23815 at http://wesa.fm Rep. Mike Doyle Joins Workers Rallying Against UPMC Rudiak Condemns UPMC for Latest Labor Violation Allegations http://wesa.fm/post/rudiak-condemns-upmc-latest-labor-violation-allegations <p>Pittsburgh Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak said in a news conference Tuesday that workers at UPMC are fighting the same fight many of their grandparents and great-grandparents fought many years ago.</p><p>&ldquo;We should take a page from history,&quot; she said. &quot;We shouldn&rsquo;t have to wait for decades and fight those same battles over and over. We need to stand up now, and that&rsquo;s what we&rsquo;re doing.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:31:09 +0000 Liz Reid 17816 at http://wesa.fm National Labor Relations Board Files Another Complaint Against UPMC http://wesa.fm/post/national-labor-relations-board-files-another-complaint-against-upmc <p>The National Labor Relations Board has filed another complaint against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, claiming four workers have been fired for union activity.<br /><br />UPMC spokeswoman Gloria Kreps says, &quot;The NLRB has not determined that UPMC has violated any labor laws and any representation that a violation has been found is false.&quot; She says the hospital network, which dominates western Pennsylvania, is looking forward to presenting its side.<br /> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:20:39 +0000 The Associated Press 17528 at http://wesa.fm Rivers Casino Says Most Union Charges to NLRB Have Been Withdrawn http://wesa.fm/post/rivers-casino-says-most-union-charges-nlrb-have-been-withdrawn <p>A spokesman for the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh says 33 unfair labor claims made by union organizers have been withdrawn following a review by the National Labor Relations Board, and the casino hopes to resolve 17 remaining claims.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 19:03:56 +0000 Jessica Nath 12502 at http://wesa.fm