The hospital claims that 1199 SEIU and the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York have forced it to make about $25 million in additional payments to a fund.
The Service Employees International Union wants the attorney general of New Jersey to force a sale of five Prime Healthcare Services hospitals in response to a federal lawsuit against the hospital chain alleging it fraudulently billed Medicare.
The powerful Service Employees International Union is urging the attorney general of New Jersey to force a sale of five Prime Healthcare Services hospitals in response to a federal lawsuit against the hospital chain alleging it fraudulently billed Medicare beneficiaries.
The federal government has now thrown its weight behind long-circulated allegations that part of Prime Healthcare Services' turnaround strategy is to drive up revenue by leaning hard on doctors to admit more patients. But that may not stop the chain from snapping up more troubled hospitals.
Petaluma Valley Hospital in California's Sonoma County suspended talks last week with Prime Healthcare Services while it attempts to solidify a deal with first-choice buyer St. Joseph Health.
California Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign legislation that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, increasing pay for more than 440,000 healthcare workers in the state.
Public employees' unions may continue to charge dues to nonmembers who benefit from their collective bargaining activities following a Supreme Court decision Tuesday.
Hillary Rodham Clinton won the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union on Tuesday, giving her the support of a labor powerhouse that backed President Barack Obama in 2008.