KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Health
Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) today announced a labor action impacting certain
nurses and technicians at its Valley Hospital Medical Center and Desert
Springs Medical Center located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The affected workers are
members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). The hospitals
and the SEIU have been negotiating new contract terms since the spring and
have been unable to reach agreement.
UHS has arranged for temporary replacement staffing to substitute for
those workers involved in the labor action. The Company is unable to predict
the length of the action and therefore is unable to forecast its impact.
This press release contains forward-looking statements based on current
management expectations. These statements are subject to risks and
uncertainties and therefore, actual results may differ materially. Readers
should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements which
reflect managements view only as of the date hereof.
Universal Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation's largest hospital
companies, operating acute care and behavioral health hospitals and ambulatory
centers nationwide and in Puerto Rico. For additional information on the
Company, visit our web site: http://www.uhsinc.com.
SOURCE Universal Health Services, Inc.
CONTACT: Steve Filton, Chief Financial Officer, Universal Health
Services, Inc., +1-610-768-3300/
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