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PIIN celebrates UPMC’s $15 wage increase

March 29, 2016

Today, UPMC announced they would be raising the minimum wage at most of their Pittsburgh facilities to $15 an hour by 2021.

For nearly five years, workers and faith leaders have stood together to demand that UPMC pay family-sustaining wages, provide affordable access to health care, and allow workers to unionize without interference or intimidation.

When we stand up as a community to demand family-sustaining jobs from the biggest employer in the region, we win. Now, we call on UPMC to recognize the other half of our demand and allow workers to form a union.

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