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Penn Medicine Residents Demand Better Working Conditions Amid Growing Unionization Efforts

Kimberly Paynter
Leah Rethy is an internal medicine resident with Penn Medicine.

Doctors doing their residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, want to form a union — to negotiate for better working conditions, and higher wages to cover their cost of living. WHYY's Alan Yu reports.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 3/9/23)

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