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Will hospital mergers lead to unionization wave?

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A large labor union, the Service Employees International Union Local 1199, looks at  merger negotiations between Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center as a chance to increase hospital-worker union membership. Layoffs are almost inevitable in such mergers, and the union will use that fear to push unionization.

As the wave of hospital mergers continue around America, will more and more workers turn to unions for relief?


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