Express Scripts to Close a Second Pennsylvania Facility

December 2, 2010 – In The News
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Express Scripts, Inc. and the union have been bargaining since May, but in October, Express Scripts told the union it would close its facilities on Marshall Lane and Street Road if there were not sufficient concessions. James Matthews said concessionary bargaining is common in today’s economy.

“You are seeing unions much more willing to engage in concessionary bargaining today,” he said. “It’s a question of who has power in a negotiation. There are times when unions have more power and there are times when management has more power. This is one of those times.”

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