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Union sues die-casting maker over absent health plans

By Madeline Lyskawa (February 18, 2022, 4:54 PM EST) – A local chapter of the Workers’ International Union of North America sued a die-casting manufacturer in federal court in Pennsylvania, claiming it violated the parties’ collective bargaining agreement by failing to have a plan detailing health insurance coverage on a factory premises, resulting in the denial of health care coverage to workers.

In a lawsuit filed Thursday in the Western District of Pennsylvania, Local 1357 said that despite reaching a settlement agreement in December under which manufacturer Pace Industries agreed to have a plan at its factory premises of Loyalhanna, Pennsylvania, within 30 days, the plan is still missing, provoking unionists…

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