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Bindas said the unions weren't notified of the 81 layoffs announced late Tuesday afternoon by the three-hospital system, which was acquired out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy Oct. 1 by Tennessee-based Community Health Systems Inc.
"My understanding is they issued the news release before telling anyone at the hospital.
I was totally caught off guard,"
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AFSCME doesn't want to get into attacking other unions, Bindas says, but it disagrees with some complaints voiced by SEIU District 1199 leaders who say Forum hasn't provided enough evidence to prove its problems are as serious as it says.The Service Employees International Union local represents 1,400 Forum workers.Bindas argues that Forum's $54.5 million loss over the past 15 months is enough proof that the company is in trouble. "Our focus is on securing as many jobs as possible within the Forum system, and that includes being concerned about our communities," Bindas says."We're not ruling out the possibility of negotiating.We have no problems sitting down and talking abut contingency plans."Bindas says
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