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Pennsylvania hospital fires union workers

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 11, 2008
In a dramatic move, all unionized employees at Aliquippa (PA) Community Hospital have been fired. The $22.75 million sale of the acute-care hospital to Commonwealth Medical Center was approved Nov. 30 in Beaver County Common Pleas Court, after efforts to recover from bankruptcy faltered and the hospital moved from nonprofit to for-profit status.