New union blasts group practice, hospital over contract issues

A new health care union looking to get an agreement finalized said its members are not receiving fair wages or treatment.

Employees at multi-specialty group practice Auburn Memorial Medical Services, which is affiliated with Auburn Community Hospital, started a bargaining unit under the 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East union in October 2018.

The union held a press conference in front of the Auburn Medical Building Thursday to talk about their difficulty securing a contract.

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