Saturday Aug 23
Bill to overturn discrimination against gay employees stalled in Harrisburg
Same-sex marriage became legal in Pennsylvania when a federal district judge ruled in May that the commonwealth's ban was unconstitutional, but the state remains the only one in the Northeast that does not ban discrimination in housing, workplace and public accommodation based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Saturday Aug 23
Patient worries emerge over chargemasters at Pittsburgh's regional hospitals
Once Pennsylvania Insurance Department officials sign off on Highmark's transition plan for separating from UPMC, Highmark members may learn they have more access to UPMC physicians and facilities than they expected - but it could come at a very steep price.
Point Breeze: Pittsburgh's artsy, earth-friendly neighborhood
Susan Regan and her partner of more than 30 years are both from Lawrenceville, but returned to Pittsburgh after spending 10 years in New York City and San Francisco.
Leaders in Higher Education - Chatham University
Woodland Road Pittsburgh, PA 15232 www.chatham.edu email@example.com 800-837-1290 FAST FACTS: - 40+ undergraduate majors - 30 graduate degrees, 13 of which can be completed through the Integrated Degree Program, in which students can earn their bachelor's and master's degree in as few as five years - Student/faculty ratio: ... (more)
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In Brief: Protesters arrested at union rallies at UPMC
Organizers said 30 protesters have been arrested during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
SEIU: 6 demonstrators cited at Shadyside Hospital
Police cited six people Wednesday morning at a union demonstration near UPMC Shadyside Hospital as organizers made plans for a second rally at UPMC's downtown Pittsburgh headquarters later in the day.