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Union representing 900-plus workers at WVU Hospitals OK strike vote; talks continue
Reported by: Associated Press
Friday, December 20, 2013 6:10 AM EST
The union representing more than 900 workers at WVU Hospitals has authorized a strike.
The Dominion Post reports that members of Local 814 of the Laborers' International Union of North America voted down a proposed new contract on Wednesday. The vote was 601-59.
The local's business manager, John Grossklaus, said the workers are seeking an extension on the current three-year contract while talks continue.
The union represents a broad range of jobs at WVUH.
Information from: The Dominion Post, http://www.dominionpost.com