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Do union hospitals pay more that non union hospitals?

October 27th, 2021

In my experience, unionized hospitals pay more than nonunionized.

October 2nd, 2021

My experience is that union hospitals pay more and raise the wages in the area in general.

January 2nd, 2022

No , from personal experience, non union hospitals pay more but benefits aren’t the best.

December 29th, 2021

I worked for a hospital that had a Union. It paid really well, had great benefits too. The downside: it’s somewhat hard to fire someone in a union, therefore, sometimes you will find yourself working with people who know it’s difficult and they take advantage. If your manager is a good manager and they document and stay on top of things then that can be prevented. For the most part I find that even the best of them have to pick their battles because it’s so difficult. You see mediocre employees stay mediocre, bad employees constantly file complaints and their boss is now too scared to do anything for fear of reprisal charges so good people don’t stay long because they get tired of the substandard environment. So it’s not always a good thing!

December 28th, 2021

don't forget about union dues! I pay over 2k in union dues in a year...

December 26th, 2021

Nope not really. Your 3% goes to the union in dues.