A Northwest Arkansas Times news report saidWashington Regional Medical Center announced plans to cut the match from 6% to 5%, cut pay for its 2,150 workers by 2.9%, and decrease salary for executives by 3%.
The company also halted its 2009 bonus program, the news report said.
In a letter from WRMC Chief Executive Officer Bill Bradley to employees of the hospital and its related system of clinics and other facilities, Bradley wrote that WRMC “must confront a ‘perfect storm’ of issues that have been compounded by or are directly attributable to the current economic crisis.”
The announced pay and benefits reductions took effect February 1.
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