Labor Board Confirms CHS Violations at W-B General

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WILKES-BARRE -- Nurses at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital will be getting back pay owed to them over a period of several months last year while they were negotiating a new contract.

The nurses were on strike last summer.

The National Labor Relations Board last week upheld a ruling that Community Health Systems violated federal labor law in denying scheduled wage increases while the nurses negotiated for a new contract.

Community Health Systems runs Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

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