Talks to continue over weekend between Forum Health, unions

The communication lines remain open between Forum and its unions. Youngstown Vindicator, May 22, 2009 Youngstown - A bankruptcy court filing asking that union contracts be modified is “not on the front burner,” said Walter Pishkur, president and chief executive officer of Forum Health. Pishkur said Thursday that negotiations in which the hospital system is seeking concessions from its union employees are going well and likely will continue over the weekend and into next week. Pishkur said Forum, which recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reorganize, still has the option of going to court to ask that the contract be modified. ... Talks