West Va. hospital's parent agrees to pay $240K to former workers

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — Some workers left without jobs when a West Virginia hospital closed will recoup money for paid time off under a settlement reached between a union, the hospital's parent company and the state attorney general.

Alecto Healthcare Services will pay more than $240,000 to certified nurse assistants, cafeteria and maintenance workers and other support staff at Fairmont Regional Medical Center who were represented by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said in a statement Monday.

read full story here