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IN THE NEWS: Elizabeth Austin Comments on Union Contracts

www.courant.com
February 25, 2013

Pullman & Comley Bankruptcy attorney Elizabeth Austin was quoted in “HealthBridge Files for Bankruptcy Protection,” an article that discusses five Connecticut nursing homes that have recently filed for bankruptcy. The goal of the bankruptcy is to modify the union contracts without union consent, thereby reducing their labor costs.   

According to Liz, " A bankruptcy judge will only allow union contracts to be rewritten if you prove here's no way to meet the obligations of the contract and the business will go dark.”

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