Temple Hospital’s appeal causes union protest

About 300 people rallied outside Temple Hospital Sunday to protest an arbitration dispute. Rikard Larma/METRO
About 300 people rallied outside Temple Hospital Sunday to protest an arbitration dispute. Rikard Larma/METRO

About 300 people rallied outside Temple Hospital Sunday to protest an arbitration dispute.

The hospital appealed an arbitration decision that required a terminated employee who allegedly sexually harassed a co-worker to be reinstated due to length of service.

Henry Nicholas, head of District 1199C, which represents health care workers, said, “This is a message: If you want peace, obey the contract.”

Temple Hospital said in a statement: “Length of service should not shield employees from their responsibility.”


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