Skip to comments.Workers, bused-in activists target UPMC offices
Posted on 03/03/2014 8:03:08 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
PITTSBURGH--An estimated 300 workers and bused-in labor activists tied up Pittsburgh traffic when they marched downtown to rally outside the corporate offices of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Monday's rally follows demonstrations outside the same building last week when police cited nine demonstrators for trespassing.
The activists from the Service Employees International Union, which is trying to organize some of the hospital network's workers, and others were also pressing for higher wages for cooks, custodians and other blue-collar health workers.
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I work for a company owned by UPMC. I started at a dollar less than my old job but better health benefits.
Now, if these people want a union, why don’t they fill out the cards sent to them?
And if there are so many unhappy people working there, why don’t they venture outside into the world and get a better paying job doing the same thing? Nobody is holding a gun to their heads to stay. They should roll the dice and take their chances.
Also....SEIU....you can kiss my ass. A bigger bunch of lefty losers cannot be found anywhere. If you are so great, why did you have to bus in outsiders to protest?