University of Utah health care workers unionize, plan to push for better wages

Posted on AllSides November 14th, 2023
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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Hundreds of health care workers at the University of Utah announced Tuesday that they have unionized and plan to push for higher wages and improved working conditions. Caleb Wilcox, a nurse and spokesperson for the newly-formed Utah Health Workers United, said the union includes over 500 supporters, ranging from nurses to residents, cleaning personnel to physician assistants. “The university has done listening sessions, we’ve had conversations, we’ve had surveys for many years, and the changes haven’t come,” Wilcox said. “That’s when we decided we need...

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