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Odd Fellow management responds in negoitations

by TSchmitt
Thu, Jan 19th 2012 09:50 am

Management has responded in its negotiations with Odd Fellow and Rebekah Rehabilitation and Health Center employees.

On Wednesday, we reported that over one hundred employees at the Town of Lockport facility are preparing to picket if their demands aren't met in a meeting tomorrow.

Management has issued it's stance to WLVL, as CEO Eugene Urban left a letter saying that Medicaid reimbursement cuts have forced the facility to restructure.

According to Urban, the scheduled wage increases that union members pushed back were delayed, but eventually paid to employees.

He also noted that while some positions will be altered, no full-time employees will be completely laid off as those workers will be offered part-time position at the same rate of pay ...



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